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Challenges in diagnosing and treating urachal abscess in adults

Urology & Nephrology Open Access Journal
Malki Mohamed Amine,1 Sekkat Asmae,2 Khatraty Saad Bouh,1 Ahsaini Mustapha,1 Mellas Soufiane,1 TAZI Mohammed FADL,1 El-Ammari Jalal,1 El-Fassi Jamal,1 Farih My Hassan1

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Urachal abscess, a rare condition from fetal allantoic canal remnants, presents diagnostic challenges. We report a case in a 40-year-old man, emphasizing clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic nuances. Imaging aids diagnosis, with prompt surgical intervention following antibiotic therapy. Early recognition is vital to prevent complications. Multidisciplinary management improves outcomes.


emphasizing clinical, therapeutic nuances, fetal allantoic canal, leucocytosis