Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abdominal Abscess Underlying Cause

In most cases, an abdominal abscess forms when another organ inside the abdomen becomes infected with bacteria.

Possible causes for an abdominal abscess include:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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