Fig. 7.9. An 8-year-old boy with a perirectal appendiceal abscess. The image shows the needle positioned, using ultrasound guidance, through the posterior rectal wall within the abscess (courtesy of Dr. L. Fontalva, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada)

Fig. 7.8. Pigtail catheters (Cook, Bloomington, IN)

superficial collections, ultrasound) should be performed prior to removal of the drain. In a study by LANg et al. (1986) in 12 out of 136 patients (8.8%), premature withdrawal of the catheter resulted in failure of the intervention.

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