Imaging of Psoas Muscle Abscess in Adolescents With Crohn's Disease

Harris L. Cohen, Paula W. Brill, Patricia Winchester, Sheldon Schechter, Duree H. Eaton

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Two adolescents with psoas muscle abscesses secondary to Crohn's disease are presented. Musculoskeletal signs of hip flexion and scoliosis led to early clinical suspicion. Computed tomography and ultrasonography demonstrated the extent of involvement and allowed specific preoperative diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1223-1225
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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