A rectal cancer was
treated by rectal resection with
reanastomosis of the remaining colon.
On introduction of
the coloscope it is
to identify the intestinal lumen. Carefull removal of the
mucosal fold reveals a vast abcess- cavity with purulent,
- Abze▀h÷hle = abcess-cavity
- Schleimhautfalte = mucosal fold
- Darmlumen = intestinal lumen
Large abscess after distal rectal resection for rectal carcinoma. The patient passed purulent mucous stools.
In the foreground the anastomosis can be seen. The upper of the following orifices belongs to the abscess- cavity,
the lower to the colonic lumen.