"Psoas Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Abscess of the PSOAS MUSCLES resulting usually from disease of the lumbar vertebrae, with the pus descending into the muscle sheath. The infection is most commonly tuberculous or staphylococcal.
- Psoas Abscess
- Abscesses, Psoas
- Psoas Abscesses
- Iliopsoas Abscess
- Abscess, Iliopsoas
- Abscesses, Iliopsoas
- Iliopsoas Abscesses
- Pyogenic Iliopsoas Abscess
- Abscess, Pyogenic Iliopsoas
- Abscesses, Pyogenic Iliopsoas
- Iliopsoas Abscess, Pyogenic
- Iliopsoas Abscesses, Pyogenic
- Pyogenic Iliopsoas Abscesses
- Abscess, Psoas
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Psoas Abscess" by people in Profiles.
Retrospective review of clinical presentations, microbiology, and outcomes of patients with psoas abscess. Hong Kong Med J. 2013 Oct; 19(5):416-23.
Retroperitoneal abscess and mycotic aortic aneurysm: unusual septic complications of central vascular line placement in premature infants. J Ultrasound Med. 2001 Jul; 20(7):791-4.