Abdominal sepsis. Definition

Medical Definition: abdominal sepsis

Sepsis caused by an abdominal process. There are many processes that can produce septic abdominal sepsis, but the most common are colon perforation peritonitis, appendix or small intestine, these organs are those which contain normal flora in a larger and more aggressive variety of germs ( anaerobes and gram-negative bacilli). View abscess, surgical complications, suture dehiscence, perforation, peritonitis.

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