When the gland is blocked, a cyst will usually form. It usually causes significant pain. Women of childbearing age are the most affected population. The glands sit on either side of the opening of the vagina.
Abscess - abdomen or pelvis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
A case of penile abscess after amphetamine injection into the penis is reported. A year-old male patient was successfully treated with surgical drainage and antibiotics. There were no 3-month consequences of treatment at follow-up, and the patient maintained potency, without any penile deformity. The aetiology, diagnosis, and management of penile abscesses are discussed. Penile abscesses are an uncommon urologic condition and have been described in association with penile trauma, in the presentation of disseminated infection, or in association with underlying disease such as poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
Abscess - abdomen or pelvis
Penile infection and abscess formation have been described in association with priapism, cavernosography, intracavernosal injection therapy, trauma and penile prosthesis. We report a case of penile abscess and necrotizing fasciitis of penile skin in a year-old male, presented 3 weeks after neglected false penile fracture. The few cases of purulent cavernositis or corporeal infection in the literature have generally resulted as a complication of trauma, intracavernous injection therapy, priapism, cavernosography or foreign body. It refers to rupture of the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosum during sexual activity. Penile fracture mimics, or false fractures, have been infrequently described.
An abdominal abscess is a pocket of infected fluid and pus located inside the belly abdominal cavity. This type of abscess can be located near or inside the liver, pancreas, kidneys or other organs. There can be one or more abscesses.