Perianal abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Perineal and perianal pain for a few days. Difficulty in sitting.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

There is a lobulated collection with mobile echoes in perianal region in mid line. It lies between anal canal to scrotum base. Approximate size - 45 x 30 x 28 mm. 

Its communication with anal canal is noted at 12 o'clock. This communication is within 1 cm from anal orifice. Abscess is within 10 mm from skin.

Case Discussion

Findings of a perianal abscess with communication with the anal canal at 12 o'clock. Surgical incision and drainage was performed, and communication was present at 12 o'clock.

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Case information

rID: 46541
Case created: 7th Jul 2016
Last edited: 8th Jul 2016
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