retrocecal abscess


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ret·ro·ce·cal ab·scess

an abscess located posterior to the cecum, usually resulting from perforation of a retrocecal appendix.
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retrocecal abscess

An abscess located behind the cecum. It is an occasional, severe complication of a ruptured appendix or Crohn disease.
See also: abscess
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