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    Default Help w/ Evacuation of Pelvic Abscess

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    Can anyone help with an Evacuation of Pelvic abscess in addition to a Hartmann's procedure ? " An incision was made in the mid lower abdomen, dissected down, and the abdomen was entered. The small bowel was somewhat adherent to the abscess cavity and it was removed and packed in the upper abdomen. The abscess cavity was opened and aspirated dry". Appreciate any help

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