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Anal Abscess (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Perirectal Abscess.

PubMed Health.gov. Anorectal Abscess.

Previous Medical Editors: Steven C Gabaeff, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson, CA; Expert Consultant, Medical Board of California, Sacramento, CA; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Quinn, MD, Director of Research Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.


Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2011

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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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