Acute psoas abscess in a newborn infant.


A 1-month-old neonate was seen for an acute toxic illness, suggestive of septicemia. No obvious focus of infection was present. During attempted femoral venipuncture, purulent material, thought to originate from the right hip joint, was encountered. Because of this aspirate, as well as suggestive local signs, septic arthritis of the right hip was diagnosed… (More)


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