A collection of purulent fluid located in the space between the peritoneum and transversalis fascia lining the posterior abdominal cavity
Classified as primary if spread hematogenousl...
Insidious onset of nonspecific symptoms of infection including fever, chills, weight loss, nausea/vomiting, flank pain, low back pain, abdominal pain or groin pain, lethargy, and alte...
Reimage depending on clinical progress.
Close monitoring of drains and irrigated appropriately
Remove drain ...
K68.19 Other retroperitoneal abscess
K68.11 Postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess
K68.12 Psoas muscle abscess
N15.1 Renal and perinephric abscess
567.38 Other retroperitoneal abscess
Rare condition in which perirenal abscesses are more common.
CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis is the diagnostic modality of choice.
Insidious onset of nonspecific symptoms
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