Lycett, who has managed just four games for the Power this season, underwent shoulder surgery in April and made his comeback in the SANFL over the weekend. The 29-year-old reported soreness in his shoulder in the aftermath and signs of infection were found.
The club has confirmed he will not be available for selection for at least Round 18, with the infection being assessed by medical professionals.
Scott Lycett will not be available for selection against the Demons after signs of infection were discovered in his shoulder 🤕
— Port Adelaide FC (@PAFC) July 13, 2022
While Lachie Jones, who missed Round 17 with a hamstring injury, is facing a fitness test to determine his availability for the Sunday afternoon clash.
The Power will release their extended squad to make the trip to Alice Springs to take on Melbourne on Thursday.