Psoas abscess: A primer for the internist

Babafemi Taiwo*

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Psoas abscess is a rare condition with vague clinical presentation. In this article, its epidemiology, etiology, bacteriology, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. Common diseases that may be erroneously diagnosed in patients with psoas abscess are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2-5
Number of pages4
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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