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Psoas abscess secondary to Pott's disease--an unusual presentation in a young child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16711345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Psoas abscess in neonates and infants are rare. Primary psoas abscesses are said to be more common in young children. Limping, fever and abdominal pain has been described to be the way psoas abscesses usually present. The authors describe the unusual presentation and successful treatment of a young child with a unilateral psoas abscess secondary to advanced spondylodiscitis.
Atif Afzal; Muhammad Arshad; Omer Ashraf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0030-9982     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pak Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2006 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-22     Completed Date:  2006-06-29     Revised Date:  2008-02-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501162     Medline TA:  J Pak Med Assoc     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi.
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MeSH Terms
Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
Psoas Abscess / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Tuberculosis, Spinal / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antitubercular Agents

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