Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics
Online ISSN : 1881-784X
Print ISSN : 1881-7831
Case Report
Atypical presentation of pyogenic iliopsoas abscess in two cases
Sudeshna GhoshHimanshu NarangPawan GoelPrabhat KumarManish SonejaAshutosh Biswas
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Volume 12 (2018) Issue 1 Pages 47-50

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Abstract

Iliopsoas abscess (IPA) is an uncommon diagnosis in medical wards. Herein, we present two unusual cases of IPA. First patient was an elderly diabetic patient who had gas-forming bilateral IPA caused by Escherichia coli. This infection proved fatal and patient succumbed on third day of hospital admission. Second patient was a young boy who had right sided sacroilitis with IPA. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from the pus culture and patient was successfully treated without any sequelae.

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