Perianal abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Perianal pain for a few days. Referred for perianal ultrasound to rule out abscess.

Patient Data

Age: about 40 yrs
Gender: Female

Single lobulated cavity with mobile echoes is noted in perianal region from 9 o'clock to 12 o'clock region. It communiates with anal canal at 10-11 o'clock.

No other abscess or tract.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest perianal abscess formation. Its communication with the anal canal is clearly visualized at 10-11 o'clock.

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Case information

rID: 27142
Published: 22nd Jan 2014
Last edited: 3rd Jun 2019
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