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ABDOMINAL WALL ABSCESS


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Normal sonographic morphology of abdominal wall

Abscess in the internal oblique muscle

Clinical features : 8 years male patient presents with swelling in the Lt.iliac fossa from 5days. 

High resolution sonographic findings: With H.R..sonography each layer of abdominal wall is seen very clearly. (Left  side image) . Rt.side image shows a well defined hypoechoic lesion in the internal oblique  muscle . Underneth transverse abdominalis is intact  Thick pus is aspirated.

Diagnosis: Abscess in the anterior abdominal wall.

Submitted by :DR.Purushotham & Dr.M.Adinarayana rao.

                                                               



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