Perianal abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Perianal pain for a few days.

Patient Data

Age: 40 yrs
Gender: Female

Transvaginal scan: There is a hypoechoic, avascular area with mobile echoes in the perianal region, compatible with an abscess. It communicates with the anal canal at 1 o'clock.

No other abscess or sinus tract.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest perianal abscess. It communicates with the anal canal at 1 o'clock.

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Case information

rID: 30123
Published: 21st Jul 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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