Perianal abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Perianal pain. Referred for ultrasound study.

Patient Data

Age: about 35 yrs
Gender: Male

Ultrasound of perianal region (transrectal and transperineal):

  • 21 x 21 x 19 mm abscess
  • position is at 12 o'clock
  • communication with the anal canal at 12 o'clock

Case Discussion

An abscess is a focal confined collection of suppurative inflammatory material.

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Case information

rID: 21118
Published: 5th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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