A 36-year-old woman presents with an abscess at her midline wound 4 weeks following an ileocecectomy for Crohn’s disease. After the abscess is incised, there is purulent drainage followed by the drainage of enteric contents; the output is 750 mL per 24 hours.
Rush University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Chicago, Illinois
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Correspondence: Anuradha R. Bhama, MD, Department of Surgery Division of Colorectal Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org