Iliopsoas abscess

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient presents with recurrence of left iliac mass two months after treatment of iliopsoas abscess.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Large left pelvic abscess involving specially the psoas, iliac and iliopsosas muscles.


CT images used to guide pig-tail catheter placement. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a recurrence of iliopsoas abscess that was managed with percutaneous drainage.  

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Case information

rID: 31948
Published: 11th Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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