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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On physical examination she was febrile but other vital signs were normal.

SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Unable to process the form. To describe the clinical characteristics of patients with abscess on the psoas muscle PA and to identify the possible differences existing between pyogenic and tuberculous etiologies.

We report an iliopsoas abscess due to this unusual microorganism that illustrates the difficulties in diagnosis and management.

Menos frecuente es encontrarla causando abscesos del psoas. We describe a secondary psoas abscess in an elderly female patient.

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Absceso del psoas en una paciente diabética. Presentación de caso

The adequate approach to this complication is fundamental for a good resolution. Gram negative bacilli, Streptococcus spp. Spread of infection from gastrointestinal abscesi e. Right iliopsoas abscess affecting obturator and adductors muscles. The onset is usually subacute, and symptoms are generally present for a few weeks. The duration of antibiotic therapy must be individualized, guided by clinical signs, involvement of other structures and laboratory result.


It was published in and was affecting to an inmunocompromised infant that was successfully treated by nonoperative methods. An year-old female was admitted to hospital with seven-day history of right inguinal pain.

Psoas abscess is a rare condition abseso and, therefore, not discussed frequently in primary care facilities, but one should keep it in mind to ;soas the correct diagnosis. The symptoms of psoas abscess are not specific. Psoas pskas abscess may be classified as primary or secondary depending on the presence or absence of underlying disease. Objectives To describe the clinical characteristics of patients with abscess on the psoas muscle PA and to identify the possible differences existing between pyogenic and tuberculous etiologies.

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Here we present the case of a psoas muscle abscess secondary to the introduction of an epidural catheter for the treatment of pain difficult to control. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.

Mycobacterium psows is an extremely rare cause of psoas muscle abscess in the United States. Presentation, microbiology, and treatment. Aniceto ArceCochabamba, Bolivia. Clin Infect Dis, ; Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon 4. As this study did not show any alteration, a computed tomography CT was performed to investigate an infectious origin. In this case, even though cultures were negative, the patient was treated with ciprofloxacin mg.


The unusualness of this case consists in the recidivism of deep retroperitoneal abscesses by Klebsiella and the insidious presentation form of the current psoas abscess.

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Percutaneous drainage is the treatment of choice. The chest exam revealed clear lungs with normal heart sounds and her abdomen was soft with normal bowel sounds. Presentamos el caso de un absceso del psoas secundario en una paciente anciana. Log in Sign up. Nine issues are published each year, including mostly originals, reviews and consensus documents.

To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Further diagnostic methods were made to elucidate the origin of this process when cultures of the purulent fluid yielded Pasteurella multocida. Antibiotics are sometimes continued up to two weeks after complete drainage of the abscess. Navia esquina Isabel Primera: