Exploratory Surgery with Marge | Auburn Medical Group

Exploratory surgery is performed on Marge in an attempt to confirm the diagnosis and possibly treat a new tender lump in her thigh. Ultrasound suggested the presence of a fluid collection which could be a hematoma, seroma, or less likely and abscess. No fluid collection was found on exploration, but there was a lipoma deep in the incision which would explalin the patient’s symptoms. A hematoma or seroma would eventually be resorbed and not require drainage. An abscess is unlikely based on the lack of severe tenderness, fever, or likely source for an infecting organism. Marge provides colorful description of her career in animal husbandry. New videos are posted on Friday afternoons. This video is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. It is for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for evaluation by your own doctor. Be sure to subscribe to the Auburn Medical Group YouTube Channel: You can follow Dr. Mark Vaughan on Twitter: @doctorvaughan. You can find the Auburn Medical Group on Facebook: Please comment and ask questions. Share with your friends who would be interested in seeing this video. Go to to learn about primary medical care in Auburn, California Music Credit: BirdBrainz by Otis McDonald (Royalty Free Music on YouTube).

Read more about Lipoma surgery


  1. U 2 r a couple of wingnuts! Great job. Hope Marge enjoys her swimming again soon. ❤

  2. I would want an xrays first to see if anything shows that's a big cut. I had surgery 2 years ago the cut from my belly bottom heading south. I looked up while they were working on me. When I saw the surgery the cut was wide open, all I remember thinking it looked like processed salami.

  3. I love this lady she is so real and funny nothing fake about this sweet country women.
    She lives a tuff but better life then most of us but is and i would bet she would tell you she loves her life and tell you how blessed she.
    I know what her life is like Ive lived it untill we lost the farm. I miss it every day all the animals and tuff work you hafe to do will keep you strong and healthy.
    I must say Im envious od this dear lady.

  4. I was cracking up the whole time listening to Marge and how they neutered the animals in the "old days"! She is one tough lady! 😀

  5. This lady rocks Dr Vaughn!! She is one tough cookie and has made my day when she explained how she used to pull out "stones" from the sack!!! I love her! Thank you for uploading this video. Greetings from Wales

Back to top button