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A 44-year-old male asked:

Please explain, extraluminal cavities extendin into the lateral sides of pelvis alongside anastomosis,on both side, wit extension up to acetabulum?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
What anastomoses: Bowel? Vascular? Can be a natural part of procedure if vascular and will resolve. If bowel, can suggest a leak and a serious problem See the surgeon!
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A 44-year-old male asked:

What does this mean,extraluminal cavities extendin into the lateral sides of pelvis alongside anastomosis,on both side, wit extension up to acetabulum?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Extraluminal= outsid: of the bowel that was connected. Could B a few things, it seems it is large as it approaches the hip sockets in the pelvis. Could B blood or infection. It does need immediate attention.
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