II. Pathophysiology

  1. Perirectal Abscess within anal spincter wall

III. Signs

  1. Tender mass in rectal mucosa

IV. Management

  1. See Perirectal Abscess
  2. Surgical referral for drainage under anesthesia

V. Differential Diagnosis

VI. References

  1. Marx (2002) Rosen's Emergency Medicine, p. 1952
  2. Roberts (1998) Procedures, Saunders, p. 649-51

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Ontology: Intersphincteric abscess (C0341384)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 235795007
English Intersphincteric abscess (diagnosis), abscess of connective tissue intersphincteric, Intersphincteric abscess, Intersphincteric abscess (disorder)
Spanish absceso interesfinteriano (trastorno), absceso interesfinteriano