Ultrasound in Subphrenic Abscess
The diagnosis of subphrenic abscesses is a difficult clinical problem. Even after an abdominal abscess is suspected following the development of nost operative fever, localization of the abscess may be a dilemma. Conventional techniques such as fluoroscopy of the diaphragm, barium studies and radionuclide imaging have been useful but more specific methods are desirable in the detection of subphrenic abscesses.
KeywordsAbdominal Abscess Fluid Loculation False Negative Diagnosis Subphrenic Abscess Nasogastric Intubation
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