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Primary psoas abscess. An often insidious infection.
Postgrad Med. 1990 Jan; 87(1):287-8.PM

Abstract

Psoas abscess is most often caused by infection with Staphylococcus aureus. Classic symptoms are localized pain, persistent fever, and a limp or flexion problem of the hip. Diagnosis can be confirmed by ultrasound or computed tomographic scan. Appropriate treatment consists of drainage of the abscess and antibiotic therapy.

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Skiatook Family Medicine Center, OK 74070.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

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Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

2296567

Citation

Haines, J D., et al. "Primary Psoas Abscess. an Often Insidious Infection." Postgraduate Medicine, vol. 87, no. 1, 1990, pp. 287-8.
Haines JD, Chop WM, Towsley DK. Primary psoas abscess. An often insidious infection. Postgrad Med. 1990;87(1):287-8.
Haines, J. D., Chop, W. M., & Towsley, D. K. (1990). Primary psoas abscess. An often insidious infection. Postgraduate Medicine, 87(1), 287-8.
Haines JD, Chop WM, Towsley DK. Primary Psoas Abscess. an Often Insidious Infection. Postgrad Med. 1990;87(1):287-8. PubMed PMID: 2296567.
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