" ...sixteen and I was diagnosed with Crohn's this past month, in ...before). I have been on zosyn and TPN for ...MRE scan revealed that my phlegmon, obstruction and abscess are resolved! SO thank... "
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abscess is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides due ...Read on Wikipedia
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Abscess & Phlegmon
39.4% of the posts that mention Phlegmon also mention Abscess (43 posts)
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" Lizann, I believe that would be phlegmon. Margaret 09/12/01 04:41PM .....CT of the abdomen ...muscle, but there was no abscess. I just cannot think at... "
" ...a stricture that I have from previous fistulae, abscesses and phlegmon. Right now, my doctors have ...the choice would you do Remicade/Humira over this resection procedure?... "
" ...your other post re: phlegmon. An abscess is a ...of pus whereas a phlegmon is a diffuse (no boundaries) inflammation of tissue. My take on it would be he must have inflammation in the ileum, I... "
" ...gets worse a course of CIPRO/FLAGYL usually cleasr it up. Temp is low and not spiking so not a serious infection like an abscess or phlegmo... "
" an abscess and a phlegmon are pretty much the same thing. Neither are very likely if youbactually arent... "
" ...the mass ccan be an abscess or phlegmon secondary to a ruptured appendix.... "
" Hey Kelly, I think the difference between a phlegmon and an abscess is an abcess is a defined pocket of pus whereas a phlegmon is diffuse, that is it... "
" How common is it to have a relatively small abscess/phlegmon and large area of cellulitis? Does that point you toward a particular bug? I had a pt with definite R thigh... "
" Hi thrombolyser the other possible Diagnosis is Phlegmon or Abscess which may compress airway structure, rupture/ or inferior spread ...drainage of a retropharyngeal space abscess and do not recove... "
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