20,058 results match your criteria Abdominal Abscess


A case report of ulceroglandular tularemia caused by Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica in Iran.

Acta Trop 2022 Jun 22:106570. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

National Reference Laboratory for Plague, Tularemia and Q fever, Research Centre for Emerging and Reemerging infectious diseases, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Akanlu, Kabudar Ahang, Hamadan, Iran; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Centre for Emerging and Reemerging infectious diseases, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

Background: Tularemia is a zoonotic disease that has been reported in many countries of the Northern Hemisphere. However, in some countries, such as Iran, this disease has been neglected by the health care system, and it is under-reported.

Case Presentation: Here we report an unusual case of ulceroglandular tularemia occurring in a 35-year-old woman who presented with a skin lesion of the left flank, inguinal lymphadenopathy, and an abdominal abscess. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Retroperitoneal and iliopsoas abscess as Crohn's disease onset mimicking a common lumbosciatic pain.

Ann Ital Chir 2022 Jun 15;11. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

Crohn's Disease (CD) refers to a chronic transmural bowel inflammation affecting a range between 5 and 15 per 100,000 person-years worldwide 1. In patients with stricturing CD, the transmural pattern of inflammation may trigger the development of sinus tracts able to connect to other tissues, leading to the formation of fistulas or abscesses 2. Intra-psoas abscesses are rare, affecting between 0. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Post-cesarean severe sepsis and uterine wound disruption presenting as abdominal wound abscess and peritonitis: A case report.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2022 16;10:2050313X221105922. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Postgraduate Medicine, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan.

With increasing rate of cesarean section in Bhutan, the complications are expected to rise. Uterine scar dehiscence is one of the immediate complications of cesarean section, which has high morbidity and mortality. Herein, we report a case of uterine wound dehiscence with pelvic abscess following cesarean section, who presented with paralytic ileus and surgical site infection. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Clinical and Molecular Analysis of ST11-K47 Carbapenem-Resistant Hypervirulent : A Strain Causing Liver Abscess.

Pathogens 2022 Jun 7;11(6). Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Aviation General Hospital, Beijing 100012, China.

has been the predominant pathogen of liver abscess, but ST11-K47 carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent (CR-hvKP) has rarely been studied as the causative organism. We identified an ST11-K47 CR-hvKP (HvKp-su1) from the drainage fluid of a liver abscess in a Chinese man who was diagnosed with liver abscess combined with diabetes, pneumonia, pleural infection, abdominal abscess, and splenic abscess. HvKp-su1 was non-hypermucoviscous and lacked the and genes and pLVPK plasmid but exhibited high virulence, with a high mortality rate (90%) to wax moth larvae (), similar to the hypervirulent ATCC43816 (91. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Advanced Gastric Cancer With Intramural Abscess: A Case Report of a Rare Clinicopathological Condition.

In Vivo 2022 Jul-Aug;36(4):1998-2001

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Background: Gastric wall abscess (GWA) itself is a rare clinicopathological condition, and there has been no report of primary gastric cancer complicated by GWA. Herein, we present a case of advanced gastric cancer with intramural abscess, which was successfully treated with curative gastrectomy.

Case Report: A 77-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for dull epigastric pain with inflammatory findings and diagnosed with advanced gastric cancer (cT4aN1M0 Stage III) with intramural abscess. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Interval laparoscopic appendectomy after laparotomy drainage for acute appendicitis with abscess: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jun 18;96:107319. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

Department of Surgery, Hanyu General Hospital, Hanyushi Saitama 348-8505, Japan.

Introduction: Immediate appendectomy for acute appendicitis with abscess has a high frequency of ileocecal resection and postoperative complications compared with interval appendectomy after conservative treatment. The optimal approach to acute appendicitis with abscess remains controversial.

Presentation Of Case: A 69-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for abdominal pain. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[Pediatric renal abscesses: a diagnostic challenge].

Andes Pediatr 2022 Apr;93(2):222-228

Hospital Roberto del Río, Santiago, Chile.

Kidney abscess is an unusual entity in childhood with few studies about its clinical characteris tics.

Objective: To report the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and therapy used in a cohort of 20 children with kidney abscess.

Patients And Method: retrospective study of cases of kidney abscess during a 10-year period at the Hospital Roberto del Río. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Jejunal diverticulitis as a rare cause of abdominal pain: a case report.

Pan Afr Med J 2022 17;41:222. Epub 2022 Mar 17.

Gastroenterology Department, Mohamed Tahar Maamouri Hospital, Nabeul, Tunisia.

Jejunal diverticulitis is an uncommon and underdiagnosed condition. Due to the rarity of This disease, diagnosis is often difficult and delayed. Medical treatment is usually sufficient for jejunal diverticulitis without peritonitis. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Giant splenic cyst complicated by infection due to Salmonella enterica serovar Livingstone in a previously healthy adolescent male: a case report.

BMC Infect Dis 2022 Jun 18;22(1):557. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

Center of Infectious Disease, West China Hospital (Huaxi), Sichuan University, Guoxuexiang 37, Chengdu, 610041, China.

Background: Splenic cyst complicated by non-typhoid Salmonella infection is rare in healthy individuals in the era of antibiotics. Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Livingstone causing infection of giant splenic cyst has not been previously reported. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Non-Resolving Perihepatic Abscess Following Spilled Gallstones Requiring Surgical Management.

S D Med 2022 Mar;75(3):120-122

Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Introduction: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the treatment of choice for symptomatic cholelithiasis and is among the most frequently done procedures in United States. Spillage of gallstones occurs in up to 30 percent of these procedures and is associated with rare but important complications including abscess formation.

Case Description: We present a case of 44-year-old man with a peri-hepatic abscess developed three years after a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Hepatic abscess following foreign body perforation of the colon: A case report.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2022 10;10:2050313X221103357. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Liver abscess following foreign body perforation of the gastrointestinal tract is uncommon. Preoperative diagnosis is challenging as the ingestion of foreign body most often goes unnoticed with non-specific presentation. We report a case of a 68-year-old male patient presenting with abdominal pain and anorexia. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Plasmablastic Lymphoma Presenting With Rectosigmoid Perforation in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Patient.

Cureus 2022 May 13;14(5):e24964. Epub 2022 May 13.

Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA.

Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is a rare variant of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients. It accounts for only 2% of all acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related lymphomas (ARLs). We present the case of a 45-year-old male who presented to the emergency department (ED) with a three-month history of abdominal pain, diarrhea, and unintentional 50-lb weight loss. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

An Unusual Presentation of Duodenal Metastasis of a Previously Undiagnosed Primary Lung Adenocarcinoma.

Cureus 2022 May 13;14(5):e24958. Epub 2022 May 13.

Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, USA.

A cancer diagnosis can be a frightening experience for both patients and their families. It is at this juncture that a prompt diagnosis of cancer becomes vital. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women due to its aggressive nature and widespread metastasis. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Intra-abdominal abscess caused by Streptococcus constellatus in an immunocompetent patient.

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2022 Jun 15. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario Torrecárdenas, España.

Streptococcus constellatus is a Gram-positive commensal bacterium of the oropharyngeal, gastrointestinal and urogenital flora. It can cause abscesses in different parts of the body, especially in immunocompromised patients. We present the clinical case of a 33-year-old female patient with a previous history of one anastomosis gastric bypass, among others. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Liver abscess syndrome and hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae bronchopneumonia.

Arch Bronconeumol 2021 Oct 13;57(10):668-670. Epub 2021 Aug 13.

Servicio de Neumología, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan d'Alacant, Alicante, Spain. Electronic address:

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2021

Infected Urachal Cyst Masquerading as Acute Appendicitis on Point-of-care Ultrasound.

Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med 2022 May;6(2):186-188

Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island.

Case Presentation: A seven-year-old male presented to the pediatric emergency department with one day of abdominal pain. His physical exam was significant for rebound, guarding, and tenderness in the right lower quadrant, and his labs demonstrated a leukocytosis. Both a point-of-care ultrasound and radiology-performed ultrasound were concerning for acute appendicitis with a periappendiceal abscess, but on emergent laparoscopy the patient was found to have an infected urachal cyst. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Unexpected death from hepatic abscess 16 months after toothbrush ingestion.

J Forensic Sci 2022 Jun 14. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Department of Forensic Medicine, Identification Center of Forensic Medicine, Hebei Medical University, Hebei Key Laboratory of Forensic Medicine, Collaborative Innovation Center of Forensic Medical Molecular Identification, Shijiazhuang, China.

The development of a hepatic abscess secondary to foreign body (FB) ingestion remains rare in forensic practice. Herein, we present a case of a prisoner who died in the hospital and a forensic autopsy was performed to confirm the cause of death. A 14. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Emergency appendectomy versus elective appendectomy following conservative treatment for acute appendicitis: a multicenter retrospective clinical study by the Japanese Society for Abdominal Emergency Medicine.

Surg Today 2022 Jun 13. Epub 2022 Jun 13.

Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, International University of Health and Welfare, School of Medicine, Ichikawa, Japan.

Purpose: To establish the best treatment strategy for acute appendicitis.

Methods: We collected data on 2142 appendectomies performed in 2017 and compared the backgrounds and surgical outcomes of patients who underwent early surgery (ES) (< 48 h) with those managed with non-ES (> 48 h). We performed a risk factor analysis to predict postoperative complications and subgroup analysis to propose a standard treatment strategy. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Intramesenteric abscess caused by non-typhoidal .

IDCases 2022 6;29:e01523. Epub 2022 Jun 6.

University of California Irvine, Department of Surgery, Orange, CA, USA.

Nontyphoidal (NTS) is a common cause of gastroenteritis in humans and animals, but intra-abdominal abscesses or organ space surgical site infection (SSI) secondary to this organism has been rarely reported, making diagnosis and management difficult. Our case of intra-mesenteric abscess caused by NTS species is the only case reported in the literature. Immunocompromising conditions such as diabetes and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are important risk factors for invasive nontyphoidal . Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Mycotic arterial aneurysm secondary to BCG intravesical instillation: A review.

J Med Vasc 2022 Apr 20;47(2):94-105. Epub 2022 May 20.

Department of vascular surgery, Rouen university hospital, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen cedex, France.

Objective: Mycotic aortic aneurysm is a rare and life-threatening pathology. The first case of mycotic aneurysm induced by immunotherapy with bacille Calmette-Guérin for malignancy was published in 1988. The main objective of this review is to characterize this rare pathology. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[An abdominal mass of unexpected etiology].

Med Trop Sante Int 2022 03 3;2(1). Epub 2022 Mar 3.

Service de médecine interne, CHU de Libreville, BP 2228, Libreville, Gabon.

Concomitant existence of spondylodiscitis and a psoas abscess in a patient with a history of plasmacytoma should be the subject of extensive etiological research. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Acetabular defect management and revision arthroplasty via the direct anterior approach.

Oper Orthop Traumatol 2022 Jun 9;34(3):203-217. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Arthroplasty Center, Helios Klinikum Munich West, Steinerweg 5, 81241, Munich, Germany.

Objective: Acetabular revision arthroplasty and osseous defect management through the direct anterior approach (DAA) with or without proximal extension.

Indications: Aseptic or septic component loosening, periacetabular osseous defects, pelvic discontinuity, intrapelvic cup protrusion, anterior pseudotumors, iliopsoas tendonitis, polyethylene wear or iliopsoas abscess.

Contraindications: Clinically relevant gluteal tendon lesions, active infection, morbid obesity, large abdominal pannus, ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists) score > III, inguinal skin infection. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Amoebic Liver Abscess: A disease native to Oman?

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2022 May 26;22(2):253-256. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Infectious Disease, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

Objectives: Amoebic liver abscess (ALA) is endemic to many areas of the world. This study sought to investigate the epidemiology, presentation, laboratory tests and imaging characteristics of ALA in Oman and ultimately determine whether it is native to Oman or originated abroad.

Methods: This case series study was conducted at the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman, from January 2013 to December 2017 with patients older than 13 years and having a discharge diagnosis of ALA. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Characteristics of Pyogenic Liver Abscess: Experience of a single centre in Oman.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2022 May 26;22(2):257-261. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Medicine, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

Objectives: This study aimed to analyse the epidemiological, aetiological and clinical characteristics of pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) occurring in Oman. The intention was to obtain the information needed for the adequate liver abscess (LA) empirical treatment. LA can develop as a complication of hepatobiliary disease or other intraabdominal infections, but more recently, it is associated with primary and secondary liver malignancies and their treatment. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Klebsiella invasive liver abscess syndrome presenting with a central nervous system manifestation secondary to latent cholecystitis: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 Jun 7;16(1):234. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Neurosurgery, Maizuru Medical Center, Aza Yukinaga 2410, Maizuru, Kyoto, 6258502, Japan.

Background: Brain abscess is a life-threatening event. Moreover, when Klebsiella pneumoniae is the cause, rapid diagnosis and appropriate treatment are required. Klebsiella invasive liver abscess syndrome, a bloodstream metastatic infection of potentially aggressive nature, has been recognized to cause infection in the central nervous system, and concern for Klebsiella liver abscess syndrome is increasing globally. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Impact on infectious outcomes during laparoscopic cholecystectomy with the use of home-made vs commercial gallbladder retrieval bag: a retrospective comparative study in a high-volume center.

Surg Endosc 2022 Jun 7. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Universidad el Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia.

Background: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is one of the most commonly performed emergency procedures, with approximately 600,000 patients undergoing the procedure every year in the United States. Although LC is associated with fewer complications when compared with open cholecystectomy, the risk for infectious complications, including surgical site infection and intra-abdominal abscess, remains a significant source of postoperative morbidity. The goal of this study is to determine whether the gallbladder retrieval technique during LC affects risk of infectious complications. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Appendicolith as a cause of late complications after appendectomy - a case report and literature review.

Rozhl Chir 2022 ;101(5):251-254

Introduction: Acute appendicitis is one of the most common acute abdominal conditions. One of its complications is postoperative formation of abscesses in the peritoneal cavity or in the retroperitoneal space. Among other things, appendicoliths left in the peritoneal cavity are responsible for this process. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Transversus abdominis release in the management of a large, chronic defect of the abdominal wall.

Rozhl Chir 2022 ;101(5):244-249

Introduction: Chronic defects and hernias of the abdominal wall are a common complication of repeated surgical procedures and/or their accompanying complications. Reconstruction of the abdominal wall is difficult in these defects/hernias and debates of an ideal method of treatment have not reached a conclusion. Primary suture is usually impossible. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

A proposal of drain removal criteria in hepatobiliary resection.

J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 2022 Jun 6. Epub 2022 Jun 6.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan.

Background: Standardized criteria for drain removal in hepatobiliary resection are lacking. Here, we evaluated the outcomes of delayed removal policy in this extended surgery.

Methods: Patients undergoing hepatectomy with biliary reconstruction between 2012 and 2018 were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF