Document Detail


Pyogenic sacroiliitis: another imitator of the acute abdomen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3726768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute suppurative infection of the sacroiliac joint can mimic the acute abdomen. Experience with a patient who had exploratory laparotomy for acute appendicitis prompted a review of the literature, which indicated that 12.6% of patients with pyogenic sacroiliitis have acute abdominal pain. A high index of suspicion is necessary to establish this diagnosis.
Authors:
S M Cohn; D J Schoetz
Related Documents :
21394428 - Hyperferritinemia is associated with serologic antiphospholipid syndrome in sle patients.
21344448 - Further observations on the role of staphylococcus aureus exotoxins and ige in the path...
19830208 - Isolated cecal necrosis mimicking acute appendicitis: a case series.
1372658 - Spermatic cord beta-human chorionic gonadotropin levels in seminoma and their clinical ...
10354168 - Pityriasis rubra pilaris in black south africans.
24257048 - Multiple symmetric lipomatosis in two chinese patients, one typical and one unusual.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0039-6060     ISO Abbreviation:  Surgery     Publication Date:  1986 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-05     Completed Date:  1986-08-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417347     Medline TA:  Surgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdomen, Acute / diagnosis
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Child
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Infant
Inflammation / diagnosis
Joint Diseases / diagnosis*
Male
Middle Aged
Sacroiliac Joint*
Staphylococcal Infections / diagnosis*
Suppuration

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Preoperative or postoperative doxorubicin hydrochloride (adriamycin): which is better for wound heal...
Next Document:  The vitamin K-antagonism of salicylate and warfarin.