subdiaphragmatic abscess


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Related to subdiaphragmatic abscess: subphrenic abscess, subhepatic abscess, peritoneal abscess

sub·phren·ic ab·scess

an abscess directly beneath the diaphragm.

subdiaphragmatic abscess

An abscess beneath the diaphragm, e.g., an hepatic, splenic, or interperitoneal abscess. Synonym: subphrenic abscess
See also: abscess
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Out of 100 patients 9 patients had hypoalbuminaemia, out of which 2 got cured and remaining 7 patients had enormous complications such as SSI [6 out of 7 patients], fever [2 out of 7 patients], wound dehiscence [5 out of 7 patients], ileus [3 out of 7], delirium [2 out of 7 patients], subdiaphragmatic abscess [one patient], burst abdomen [one patient], stitch abscess in one patient and incisional hernia in one patient.
Bleeding from wound, haematoma, DVT, subdiaphragmatic abscess and burst abdomen were the least causes.