Anterior abdominal wall abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right antero-lateral abdominal wall pain, swelling - 1 wk.

Patient Data

Age: about 10 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Lobulated collection with mobile echoes is noted involving right external and internal oblique muscle at and below level of umbilicus. Local hypervascularity is noted.

Approxime size - 30 x 25 x 18 mm.

No extension is noted to Transversus abdominis / anterior subcutanous fat.

Case Discussion

Findings favour anterior abdominal wall abscess.

No follow  up.

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Case Information

rID: 37415
Case created: 8th Jun 2015
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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