pericolic abscess

pericolic abscess

an abscess just outside the colon as a result of perforation complicating diverticulitis. Also called peridiverticular abscess.
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Case report: pericolic abscess secondary to torsion of an appendix epiploica.
Stage I has been divided into Ia Phlegmon and Ib confined pericolic abscess in later modifications (38, 72)