Anterior abdominal wall abscess - post LSCS

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


LSCS - 4 mths. C/o lower abdominal wall pain - 2 mths. O/E - ? Deep seated abscess.

Patient Data

Age: 25

A collection with mobile echoes and irregular thick wall is noted in subcutaneous fat of infra-umbilical anterior abdominal wall. It is about 3 cm cranial to LSCS scar.

Cranio-caudal             - 33 mm

Axial                           - 39 mm

Anteroposterior           - 15 mm.

It is in mid line and in right paramedial location, abutting anterior surface of rectus.

A curved tract ( 3 mm ) is noted from collection passing in mid line and going deep to right rectus for about 20 mm length.

No other anterior abdominal wall collection is noted. 

Case Discussion

Findings suggest anterior abdominal wall abscess.

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Case information

rID: 30343
Published: 4th Aug 2014
Last edited: 17th Oct 2020
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