Primary psoas muscle abscess in pregnancy
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2008
© 2008 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2008 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume 48, Issue 6, pages 607–608, December 2008
How to Cite
SWANSON, A., LAU, K. K., KORNMAN, T., WALLACE, E. M. and POLYAKOV, A. (2008), Primary psoas muscle abscess in pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 48: 607–608. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2008.00921.x
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2008
- DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2008.00921.x; Received 8 April 2008; accepted 16 May 2008.
Vol. 49, Issue 3, 253, Article first published online: 15 JUN 2009
- psoas muscle abscess
Primary iliacus-psoas muscle abscess formation is very uncommon during pregnancy. We present a case of a primary iliacus-psoas muscle abscess in pregnancy causing back pain with delayed diagnosis and treatment. Understanding the clinical presentation of iliacus-psoas muscle abscess helps with considering it in the differential diagnosis of back pain during pregnancy.