residual abscess

re·sid·u·al ab·scess

an abscess recurring at the site of a former abscess; results from persistence of microbes and pus.

re·sid·u·al ab·scess

(rē-zid'yū-ăl ab'ses)
An abscess recurring at the site of a former abscess resulting from persistence of microbes and pus.
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Significant residual abscess as greater than 50% of original volume (assessed pre operatively) found on postoperative imaging, were reaspirated.
Forty patients (40%) had no residual abscess on post operative CT while 17(17%) patients had significant residual abscesses that were re-aspirated.
Patients in group II developed residual abscess which was not seen in group I.
66%) cases of residual abscess were found in this study managed by antibiotics and ultrasound guided drainage.
The first postoperative MRI showed a small residual abscess, which was no longer visible on a control image.
Many Japanese surgeons invert the appendix stump using the purse-string suture during open appendectomy in order to avoid postoperative residual abscess.
00%) patients had a residual abscess cavity on ultrasound examination.
Incision length, blood loss during operation, duration of operation, time to leave bed, anus exhausting time, time to take food, catheter drainage time, urinary catheterization time, time of using antibiotics, use of pain killer and incidence of complications such as incision infection, residual abscess and intestinal obstruction were compared between two groups.