An Unusual Differential of Fulminant Perineal BoilsZhou WX1 and Chua TC1-3*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Terence Chua
UNSW Department of Surgery
St George Clinical School, Kogarah, NSW 2217, Australia
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 10, 2013; Accepted date: May 20, 2013; Published date: May 22, 2013
Citation: Zhou WX, Chua TC (2013) An Unusual Differential of Fulminant Perineal Boils. J Gastroint Dig Syst 3:120. doi: 10.4172/2161-069X.1000120
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Lumps and bumps in the perianal region are a common referral for surgical care. In this report, we describe a less common cause of extensive perianal and perineal abscess. The case is of a69-year-old diabetic male who presents with an increasingly painful perineum. He is not overweight, but smokes heavily, and suffers from a long history (20 years) of recurrent flares of suppurative perineal cellulitis.