Psoas (or iliopsoas) abscess is a collection of pus in the iliopsoas muscle compartment [1]. It may arise via contiguous spread from adjacent. Introducción y objetivos. Aportar a la literatura un nuevo caso de absceso primario de Psoas, con afectación también del Cuadrado Lumbar. Absceso del psoas como causa de dolor lumbar detectado mediante gammagrafía con galio en un paciente con sospecha de espondilodiscitisPsoas abscess.

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[Psoas abscess as a differential diagnosis in emergency department].

All were admitted to the hospital through the Emergency Department. The patient also complained of fever and malaise.

The psoas muscle has external and clinically important relationships with the kidneys, ureters, cecum, appendix, colon, sigmoid colon, pancreas, lumbar lymph nodes, and nerves of the posterior abdominal wall. Early treatment with antibiotics, guided drainage or open surgery is agsceso due to its high morbidity and mortality.

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Am J Surg, ; Two patients initiated with septic shock. In our patient the presumed route of infection was a small skin trauma due to a scratch on abscsso leg that caused a severe infection of the soft tissues with lymphangitis, celulitis and abscess formation at the last.


SIJ and psoas abscess. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. The treatment of a psoas muscle abscess includes antibiotics and drainage.

[Psoas abscess as a differential diagnosis in emergency department].

Surgery was the treatment in three cases and placement of pigtail drainage was the treatment in two patients. Recurrent abdominal and pelvic abscesses: Surgical drainage through right groin was made and purulent material was taken for culture.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an extremely rare cause of psoas muscle abscess in the United States. Twenty days after the procedure, close to the discontinuation of the epidural treatment, the patient presented with lumbar pain, headache, and high fever.

With appropriate treatment the prognosis is generally good. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. There were no other associated symptoms and she denied a previous trauma. Navia esquina Isabel Primera: To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.


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Each patient had computed tomography performed, which confirmed the diagnosis. Gram negative bacilli, Streptococcus spp. Likewise, infections in these organs can, by contiguity, affect the psoas muscle. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send psoxs article by e-mail.

The case presented deals with a female diabetic patient showing fiver of unknown origin already for six months, with final diagnosis of psoas abscess.

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The adequate approach to this complication is fundamental for a good resolution. Pyogenic and tuberculous etiologies were differentiated analytically through leukocyte values 13, vs. Further diagnostic methods were made to elucidate the origin of this process when cultures of the purulent fluid yielded Abwceso multocida. Secondary psoas abscess occurs as a consequence of direct extension of an adjacent infection, as happened with our patient.