The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2014 , Vol 56 , Num 3
Psoas Abscess with Septic Arthritis of the Hip: A Case Report
Departments of 1Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2Pediatrics, 3 Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, and 4Radiology, Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey. E-mail: Psoas abscess associated with septic arthritis of the hip is unusual in infants. A 12-month-old infant presented with the complaints of fever, left hip pain and limp. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed left psoas abscess accompanied by septic arthritis of the hip. In this report, we present a case of psoas abscess with hip septic arthritis in an infant, and we describe the clinical and radiological findings and treatment of this case. Keywords : psoas abscess, septic arthritis, hip joint, children.
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