Sonographically guided intralesional antibiotic injection for treatment of a recalcitrant pelvic abscess: A case report

Ming Cheh Ou, Heung T. Ng, Chii Ruey Tzeng

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A pelvic abscess occurred in an infertile woman with an endocervical gonococcal infection after hysterosalpingographical examination. The pelvic abscess was not cured despite rigorous antimicrobial chemotherapy until two intra-abscess ceftriaxone injections were administered. This shows that antibiotics administered systemically may not reach therapeutic concentration in an abscess and an intra-abscess antibiotic injection may help to cure it.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-207
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1999



  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Pelvic abscess

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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