Retroperitoneal abscess and necrotizing infection with extension to thigh secondary to ascending colon carcinoma: report of two cases


  • Fatih Ağalar
  • Şener Balas
  • Oral Saygun
  • Canan Ağalar
  • Sedat Döm
  • Çağatay Daphan
  • Kuzey Aydınuraz

Turk J Colorectal Dis 2011;21(4):194-197

We present two cases of necrotizing infection and retroperitoneal abscess secondary to ascending colon cancer. Right colon cancer should be kept in mind as the possible source of necrotizing torso infections extending especially to the right leg.

Keywords: Retroperitoneal abscess, necrotizing infections, thigh, colon, cancer