Psoas abscess

What is Psoas abscess?

Owing to the proximal attachments of the iliopsoas, a pus-filled abscess (psoas abscess), as may occur in lumbar tuberculosis, may drain inferiorly into the upper medial thigh and present as a swelling in the region.

Treatment may involve drainage and antibiotics.

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i have this swelling like a ball thats coming literally out of my xiphoid ,also my back feel stiff some times and when i move it sideways i...

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Try to get an ultrasound examination of abdomen

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Sir My wife underwent a spinal surgery for left sided psoas abscess it was drained and six screws are placed at l4to s1 and she complaints of pahie...

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Piroxicam and hot water fomentation can be tried

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From many months i am getting this uneasiness feeling below my right rib cage. Have done sonography test so many time all r...

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Uneasiness below right rib cage is generally brought about by gall bldder inflammation,liver inflammations either...

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