Pelvic abscess

A pelvic abscess refers to a walled-off collection of pus in the pelvis.

Some of the causes include:

Presenting complaints are varied and include pelvic or low back pain accompanied by fever and leukocytosis.

Percutaneous abscess drainage which is the standard treatment for abdominal and pelvic abscesses in the absence of an acute surgical abdomen. Broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy is given concurrently.

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rID: 21302
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pelvic abscesses

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