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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Aberrant RP course of internal carotid artery (ICA) is a very rare cause of RP swelling, usually presenting as a pulsatile pseudotumor, but may be misdiagnosed as peritonsillar abscess or parapharyngeal neoplasm (3).
The PCD was done by the introduction of a 12 Fr pigtail catheter in the abscess cavity under ultrasound guidance utilizing the Seldinger technique.[8] The patient underwent ultrasound of the abdomen, and the features of the abscess cavity were documented.
A total of seven children with a diagnosis of splenic abscess were studied.
Subperiosteal temporal abscess relating to acute otitis media was first described in 1913 by Henri Luc [2].
Here we present the diagnosis and treatment of a man treated with radical surgery for locally advanced sigmoid malignant colon tumor complicated by an abscess of anterior abdominal wall.
[3,4] Global incidence of pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is around 1.1-2.3 per 100,000 person-years, and in the United States, the incidence is approximately 3.6 per 100,000 and has been rising.
When compared with previous imaging, computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen demonstrated placement of a pancreatic duct stent, multiple pancreatic calcifications with minimal peripancreatic stranding suggestive of mild acute-on-chronic pancreatitis, and interval development of a 7.7-cm hypoattenuated lesion located along the inferior portion of the spleen, reflective of infarct versus abscess (Figure 1).
Hepatic abscess is of rare occurrence in canines and its diagnosis is usually difficult as the clinical signs are non specific (Bunch et al., 2000; Farrar et al.,1996).
Splenic abscess has varied etiologies with splenic tuberculosis (TB) being a rare but important presentation of abdominal TB.
A breast abscess is a localized collection of purulent material within the breast (2), which can be a complication of mastitis.
An infected material in the gastrosplenic area after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) due to hematoma or staple line leak has the potential to spread of the bacterial content to the liver which can result in pyogenic liver abscess. Presently described is a thirty-seven-year-old female patient with unilocular pyogenic liver abscess two weeks after LSG.
Laparotomy with lavage or surgical incision and drainage through the rectal or vaginal walls were used as conventional surgical treatment methods for pelvic abscesses. During the last three decades, percutaneous imaging-guided pelvic abscess drainage has been reported as an effective alternative to surgical techniques.