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Anal Abscess (cont.)

Anal Abscess Prognosis

Most perirectal abscesses and perianal abscesses can be successfully treated and cured. Some people have complications that require further testing and treatment. Allowing the abscess to go untreated may result in unnecessary complications such as rectal fistulas, extensive surgical debridement, or necrotizing fasciitis, and in rare cases death.

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A perianal abscess represents an infection of the soft tissues surrounding the anal canal, with formation of a discrete abscess cavity.

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