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Intersphincteric Abscess

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Intersphincteric Abscess

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Perirectal Abscess within anal spincter wall
  • Signs
  1. Tender mass in rectal mucosa
  • Management
  1. See Perirectal Abscess
  2. Surgical referral for drainage under anesthesia
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • References
  1. Marx (2002) Rosen's Emergency Medicine, p. 1952
  2. Roberts (1998) Procedures, Saunders, p. 649-51