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Non-Spinal Pyogenic Psoas Abscess.

LAM, S. F.; HODGSON, A. R.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: July 1966
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1. Attention is drawn to primary isolated abscess in the psoas sheath as a definite clinical entity.

2. Details of twenty-four cases are reported.

3. The organism in the majority of patients was coagulase positive Staphylococcus pyogenes.

4. In all but one patient there was a prompt response to incision and drainage of the pus supplemented by appropriate antibiotic therapy.

Copyright 1966 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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