Large gluteal abscesses as a complication of transgluteal drainage of pelvic abscesses: analysis of three cases and a search of the literature.


BACKGROUND The percutaneous transgluteal approach is a well-accepted method for drainage of deep pelvic abscesses. Recently, in 3 patients, transgluteal drainage was complicated by the development of large gluteal abscesses requiring multiple surgical interventions. METHODS This report describes these cases as well as a search of the literature. RESULTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000235821


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