Published: 2021-10-26

A case report of perinephric abscess extending as psoas abscess

Elizabeth Kurian, Rajeev Anand, Rebin Bos, Jijo Joseph


Iliopsoas abscess is a rare clinical entity. It is even more uncommon for psoas abscess to develop in association with genitourinary infections like perinephric abscess because of the retroperitoneal anatomy. Here we present an unusual case of a perinephric abscess extending as psoas abscess which was treated with computed tomography (CT) guided drainage.


Psoas abscess, Perinephric abscess, CT guided drainage

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