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J Ultrasound Med, Sep 19:609–617 12. Weinberger M, Pitlik SD, Rabinovitz M et al (1985) Per-rectal ultrasonography for diagnosis of and guide to drainage prostatic abscess. Lancet 5:772 Clinical Presentation Acute abscess formation produces symptoms including fever, flank or abdominal pain and urinary tract symptoms. Associated nausea and vomiting also can be observed. Physical examination and laboratory data provide no specific characteristics different from signs of acute urinary infection. Predisposing factors are common such as a history of recurrent urinary infection, urinary tract obstruction, renal calculi or prior urinary tract instrumentation.

They are usually associated with splenic involvement (2). At US, four patterns of hepatosplenic candidiasis have been described. The US appearance of hepatic candidiasis in the initial phase is pathognomonic: the “wheel-withina-wheel” sign consists in a central hypoechoic nidus of necrosis containing fungi surrounded by a hyperechoic zone represented by inflammatory cells, and an outer hypoechoic halo corresponding to fibrosis at pathologic analysis. The second pattern has a “bull’s-eye” appearance, due to the presence of a central echogenic area surrounded by a hypoechoic rim.

The majority of TOA develops in women between 20 and 40 years of age. In children TOA usually occur as a complication of appendicitis. TOA in postmenopausal women are rare, and tend to be associated with diabetes and increased morbidity and mortality. Imaging Conventional radiographs are not suited to diagnose TOA. , ileus. Combination of transabdominal and endovaginal Sonography is the first line imaging tool to assess PID. In approximately 25–33% of these patients findings of TOA are encountered (1).

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