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Laparoscopic treatment of a perinephric abscess

A Bickel, I Waxman, A Eitan
Surgical Endoscopy 1995, 9 (4): 437-8
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A 21-year-old woman was operated laparoscopically for peritonitis due to penetrating perinephric abscess (PNA). Following correct diagnosis and drainage, a definitive treatment was carried out to drain the intrarenal abscess laparoscopically. Although not the preferred approach, when diagnosed during exploratory laparoscopy for peritonitis, PNA can be successfully treated laparoscopically.

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