A 37-year-old man presents to your Urgent Care clinic complaining of a painful lump to the back of his neck. He states the lesion has been there for more than 3 years but it has never been this painful. On your exam, the lesion is erythematous so you decide to perform an incision and drainage.
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1. What is the name of this lesion?
2. What is the material that is released from the lesion after incision?
3. After the incision and drainage, does the lesion have a high or low likelihood of returning?
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