Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosing deep anorectal abscesses.

@article{Maruyama2000UsefulnessOM,
  title={Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosing deep anorectal abscesses.},
  author={Riichiro Maruyama and Tomoyuki Noguchi and Masahiro Takano and Kazutoshi Takagi and Naomi Morita and Ryosuke Kikuchi and Yoichiro Uchida},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2000},
  volume={43 10 Suppl},
  pages={S2-5}
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging for the preoperative diagnosis of deep anorectal abscesses. METHODS Subjects were 21 patients with deep anorectal abscesses. Deep anorectal abscesses were classified into two types, ischiorectal and pelvirectal, according to their location. Patients were also classified into a single abscess group, which showed either an ischiorectal or pelvirectal abscess, and a double abscess group, which showed both ischiorectal and… CONTINUE READING