Abscesses in Crohn disease: percutaneous drainage.

  title={Abscesses in Crohn disease: percutaneous drainage.},
  author={Giovanna Casola and Eric Vansonnenberg and Courtney C. Neff and R M Saba and C B Withers and C W Emarine},
  volume={163 1},
Fifteen patients with Crohn disease underwent percutaneous catheter drainage of related abdominal abscesses. The abscesses were located in the right lower quadrant (five patients); in the quadratus lumborum and/or iliopsoas muscles (four patients); in the left paracolic gutter (two patients); and in the right gluteal muscles, the liver, the left subphrenic space, and the pelvis (one patient each). All abscesses were evacuated successfully (n = 15 of 15), and no patient required surgery for… CONTINUE READING
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