Psoas abscess — Fact and mimicry

Bronwyn Jones, Samuel J. Hessel, Barbara N. Weissman, Jason C. Birnholz

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Seven patients with processes involving the psoas muscle are presented. These included psoas abscess (3), metastatic tumor and abscess (1), lymphoma (1), and psoas hematoma (2). The role of radiologic studies in the diagnosis and management of these patients is discussed with particular reference to ultrasound and computed tomography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-79
Number of pages7
JournalUrologic Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes


  • Computed tomography
  • Psoas abscess
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology


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