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187 Possible Causes for Pelvic Abscess, Suprapubic Pain

  • Appendicitis

    “The reason we take the appendix out and do it as an emergency is the belief, dating back to 1886, that the appendix will eventually become gangrenous and cause a pelvic abscess[nytimes.com] In 30% of cases where the appendix has become gangrenous, recovery is complicated by abdominal/pelvic abscess formation.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    The use of NSAIDs was reported to improve tubal patency, reduce pelvic adhesions and reduce suprapubic pain but the studies were of poor quality with a high risk of bias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inflammation of the upper genital tract causes pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which may be complicated by pelvic abscesses, such as pyosalpinx and tubo-ovarian abscess[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] common presenting symptom Fever 38.3 Cervical or vaginal discharge Irregular vaginal bleeding Dysuria Chronic PID is associated with constant suprapubic pain, dyspareunia[sharinginhealth.ca]

  • Pelvic Abscess

    The patient looked well with a non-septic appearance at her presentation with mild suprapubic pain,urinary symptoms and later fever, rigors, but no signs of abdomino-pelvic[ommegaonline.org] A pelvic abscess represents the penultimate stage of a pelvic cavity infection.[symptoma.com] The patient had pyuria, suprapubic pain and leukocytosis at that time. Radiopharmaceutical: .459 mCi In-111 labeled autologous leukocytes i.v.[gamma.wustl.edu]

  • Imperforate Hymen

    Here suprapubic pain was relieved after catheterization.[casereports.in] A defect on the hymenal barrier can encourage ascending pelvic infection in the accumulated menstrual blood as pelvic inflammatory disease, and pelvic abscess, and this informed[omicsonline.org] Rare cases have described recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) and pelvic abscesses and sciatica as presenting symptoms.[symptoma.com]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    An attack of diverticulitis usually presents with left lower quadrant or suprapubic abdominal pain because this is where the sigmoid colon is located.[athensherniaclinic.com] However, deep pelvic abscesses are not always amenable for transabdominal drainage as the pelvic bones, intestine, bladder, iliac vessels and gynecologic organs may preclude[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Symptoms and Signs Patients have left lower quadrant abdominal pain and tenderness and often have a palpable sigmoid; pain is occasionally suprapubic.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Prostatic Abscess

    Commonly patients complain of dysuria, fever, suprapubic pain, and possibly urinary retention. Urinalysis reveals leukocytes.[radiopaedia.org] We review our experience with EUS-guided drainage of pelvic abscesses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diabetes mellitus Yes TURP Vancomycin, doxycycline Resolution [ 23 ] 65 MSSA Dysuria, flank pain, and urinary retention, constipation, suprapubic pain Diabetes mellitus Yes[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    […] with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula) include suprapubic, flank, costovertebral tenderness; pneumaturia (air[emedicine.medscape.com] Operative options PERCUTANEOUS DRAINAGE OF DIVERTICULAR ABSCESSES With a confined pericolic or pelvic abscess, CT- or ultrasound-guided percutaneous drainage is helpful ([surgwiki.com] The clinical features of perforation range from peridiverticulitis and small pericolic abscesses to large intra-abdominal or pelvic abscesses and purulent or faecal peritonitis[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Bladder Diverticulum

    Abdominal examination there was cystic swelling in suprapubic region extending up to umbilical region. Uterus was 32 week size.[scopemed.org] A case in which pus within a bladder diverticulum simulated a deep pelvic abscess is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of a urachal cyst are generally related to infection and the resultant inflammation and include suprapubic mass, fever, pain, and bladder or irritative voiding symptoms[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Septic Abortion

    Presence of pelvic abscess does not seem to preclude the use of cefoxitin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fourteen patients had complications, among them peritonitis, pelvic abscess, renal failure, and septic shock were common.[link.springer.com] In addition, two women in the clindamycin group had pelvic abscess compared to one in the penicillin plus chloramphenicol group, although the difference was not significant[cochrane.org]

  • Intrauterine Device

    A 45-year-old woman, who had had an intrauterine contraceptive device inserted 10 years earlier, presented with dysuria, frequency and voiding difficulty with suprapubic pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report an unusual concomitant infection of group A Streptococcus (GAS) causing toxic shock syndrome and pelvic abscess with Actinomyces odontolyticus associated with an[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain, hematuria, and recurrent urinary tract infections.[dovepress.com]

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