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Case 5603

Psoas Abscess presenting as necrotising fasciitis

Author(s)
Pillai RN, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Sasapu KK, Specialist Registrar, Khan AQ, Senior House Officer, Department of General Surgery, Diana Princess of Wales Hospital , Grimsby, DN332BQ, UK
 
Patient
male, 60 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    gas in soft tissue

    XRay pelvis showing gas in subcutaneous tissue in the right groin and right iliac fossa

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    psoas abscess 1

    CT showing right psoas abscess with inflammation extending upto ileo-colic anastomosis

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    psoas abscess 2

    psoas abscess with gas tracking into the subcutaneous tissue

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    residual psoas abscess

    repeat CT showing residual psoas abscess

     
     
     
XRay pelvis showing gas in subcutaneous tissue in the right groin and right iliac fossa
 
CT showing right psoas abscess with inflammation extending upto ileo-colic anastomosis
 
psoas abscess with gas tracking into the subcutaneous tissue
 
repeat CT showing residual psoas abscess
 
 
 
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