Psoas abscess secondary to pyonephrosis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Recurrent left renal stones, nowadays the patient develops fever, rigor and nausea.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

The left kidney is hydronephrotic as well as the proximal ureter with no intraureteric stones indicating ureteric stricture. Associated stranding of the perinephric fat is seen. This is complicated by pyonephrosis, perinephric and psoas muscle abscesses.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: psoas muscle abscess secondary to renal diseases

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Case information

rID: 22776
Case created: 22nd Apr 2013
Last edited: 20th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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