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.
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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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One patient developed subdiaphragmatic abscess. Out of all these complications, only subdiaphragmatic abscess required immediate laparotomy.
Subdiaphragmatic abscess was reopened and pus from both the right and left subdiaphragmatic space was drained with warm saline and antibiotic wash.
Chilaiditi syndrome may possibly lead to unnecessary exploratory laparotomies with a confusion of such cases as diaphragmatic hernia, subdiaphragmatic abscesses, or bowel perforation (5).