An Interesting Fistula Tract Presenting with Recurrent Glute
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Introduction
A fistula extending from the gluteus to penis is an extremely rare entity. We report a patient with recurrent gluteal abscess having an unusual gluteal-penile fistula along the posteroanterior body axis.

Case
A 4.5-year-old boy presented to our hospital with complaint of recurrent abscess on the right hip since he was 7 months old. He had been diagnosed as having gluteal abscess accompanied with penile abscess previously on seven separate occasions and incision and drainage were performed. He was operated on for hypospadias by using Snodgrass technique at two years old. A month later, recurrent abscesses in the gluteal region had been excised; pathology reported chronic inflammation and congestion in fibroadipose tissue. During our hospital admission, abscesses on penile and gluteal sides were detected at the same time. Physical examination revealed discharging sinus surrounded with 2 × 2?cm induration on the right gluteus and discharging sinus on the penoscrotal junction. Abscess tract was palpated through to perineal region. Anorectum was normal.....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4402180/
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