The iliopsoas compartment is a retroperitoneal anatomic ...
CT scan is the preferred imaging modality; definitive diagnosis through image-guided drainage and culture
Definitive organism isolated in ~75% of cases (1)
Most cases require percutaneous (PCD) or open surgical drainage and parenteral antibiotic treatment (16–20% success rate with antibiotics alone) (3,4)[B].
CT-guided PCD is initial procedure o...
266463007 Iliopsoas abscess (disorder)
235997006 Abscess iliopsoas non-tuberculous (disorder)
Psoas abscesses are rare, retroperitoneal collections of pus resulting from hematogenous, lymphatic, or contiguous spread of infection.
Primary and secondary psoas abscesses have differ...
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