Most cases of perianal abscesses are sporadic, though there are certain situations which elevate the risk for developing the disease, such as diabetes mellitus , Crohn's disease , chronic corticosteroid treatment and others. Ischiorectal, inter- and intrasphincteric abscesses have...
There are limited data on the aetiology and management of perianal abscesses PAs. The aim of this retrospective study was to define the characteristics of children with PAs; describe our experience with PA from the perspective of paediatric infectious medicine and determine the factors that influence clinical outcomes.. We performed a retrospective review of cases of PA in children with no underlying disease managed in a tertiary referral hospital between January and July We collected data on demographic characteristics, symptoms, abscess size and location, abscess recurrences, laboratory and microbiological findings, treatment modalities, diagnosis of systemic illness at the end of the diagnostic workup and clinical outcomes.. We included a total of 47 patients in the study, with a predominance of male patients
An anorectal abscess also referred to as an anal abscess, rectal abscess, perianal abscess, or perirectal abscess depending on its location is a pus-filled cavity that forms within the furrows of the anal canal called the anal sinuses.
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