Skip to Main Content

Video 13-06: Squish sign in an abscess

From: Pocket Guide to POCUS: Point-of-Care Tips for Point-of-Care Ultrasound

When pressure is applied to an abscess, the echogenic material inside will move around. The pattern of movement is similar to that of bowel contents undergoing peristalsis, so this is sometimes referred to as pusistalsis.

12 secs
This content feature is supported on the following browsers:
Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 7 and newer