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Primary psoas abscess: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1621132     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of primary non-tuberculous psoas abscess is reported and the literature reviewed. The aetiology of psoas abscess is varied and there is a worldwide variation in the aetiology. Primary psoas abscess is due to Staphylococcal infection. The pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment are discussed with emphasis on the changing pattern in the aetiology and diagnosis.
P Sathyamoorthy
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-08-05     Completed Date:  1992-08-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  SINGAPORE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept of Radiology, General Hospital, Kota Bahru, Malaysia.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Psoas Abscess / diagnosis*,  etiology
Staphylococcal Infections / complications

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