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ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

 (rĕt′rō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē′əl)
adj.
Situated behind the peritoneum.

retroperitoneal

(ˌrɛtrəʊˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəl)
adj
of or relating to the area behind the abdominal lining, where organs such as the kidneys and bladder are located
Translations

ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

a. retroperitoneano-a, rel. a o situado detrás del peritoneo.

retroperitoneal

adj retroperitoneal
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If our case had a diagnosis other than appendicitis, in the following days, a retroperitoneal abscess could have occurred.
She admitted for wound debridement on day 114 and delayed primary colostomy closure on day 127 due to poor nutritional status, and local infection, at which time a retroperitoneal abscess complicated cutaneous fistula over the right flank region, was found which developed a persistent discharging sinus.
Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed features in keeping with perforated appendicitis, with large right-side retroperitoneal abscess and right thigh involvement (Figure 1).
Those complications are multiple and widespread; they include abdominal wall abscess [14], broncholithiasis [15-19], lung abscess, empyema [20], erosion to the back [2123], subdiaphragmatic abscess [24], liver abscess [25], splenic abscess, retroperitoneal abscess [26], peritonitis [27], granulomatous peritonitis, intestinal obstruction [28], thrombosis, colocutaneous fistula [29], malignancy, dyspareunia, and infertility [30, 31], bladder obstruction, incarcerated hernia [32], cellulitis [2], and septicemia [33].
7) Range 15-87 Target diseases Retroperitoneal abscess 19 Iliopsoas abscess 13 (27.
A case report described a patient with an infected hemiarthroplasty which was associated with a retroperitoneal abscess in the presence of metallosis which was diagnosed by low signal areas on MRI scanning (10).
John Elwyn Jones from Tirgof, near Llanelli, died on April 21, 2009, at West Wales General Hospital, Carmarthen, from blood poisoning caused by a retroperitoneal abscess, which had not been spotted on a CT scan carried out several weeks earlier.