Supralevator abscess: Evaluation with transrectal sonography

Thomas H. Grant*, Matthew M. Eisenstein, Thomas Brandt, Joel Leland

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Transrectal ultrasound was used in 2 patients with supralevator perirectal fluid collections. In one instance, this technique was used to diagnose and plan surgical drainage of a perirectal abscess. In another patient needle aspiration under sonographic guidance was performed for removal of a septated fluid collection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)354-356
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989


  • Perirectal abscess, diagnosis
  • Transrectal sonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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