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Bilateral pyogenic psoas abscesses with inferior vena cava thrombosis.


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Ab. Hamid, Suzana and Abdullah, Basri Johan Jeet (2008) Bilateral pyogenic psoas abscesses with inferior vena cava thrombosis. Journal of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, 11 (1). pp. 44-46. ISSN 1029-5097

Abstract

Psoas abscess is a rare clinical entity. Rarely, it is associated with thrombosis of the inferior vena cava. This report is of a 36-year-old woman with bilateral pyogenic psoas abscesses with spondylodiscitis complicated by thrombosis of the inferior vena cava. The pathogenesis and imaging features of this condition are discussed.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press.
Keywords: Discitis; Infection; Psoas abscess; Thrombosis; Tomography, X-ray computed; Vena cava; Inferior
Depositing User: Raja Norazlinda Raja Azenam
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 01:13
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 06:24
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/13392
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