Iliopsoas abscess and spondylodiscitis by Staphylococcus aureus: successful clinical treatment.

@article{Santos2011IliopsoasAA,
  title={Iliopsoas abscess and spondylodiscitis by Staphylococcus aureus: successful clinical treatment.},
  author={Vitorino Modesto dos Santos and C E Silva Leao and F H Borges Santos and Cust{\'o}dio Abel Fastudo and Regina Lucas Machado Lima},
  journal={Le infezioni in medicina : rivista periodica di eziologia, epidemiologia, diagnostica, clinica e terapia delle patologie infettive},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
Although pyogenic abscess of the iliopsoas muscle is considered an uncommon condition, its incidence is on the increase. This abscess may be primary if it occurs without a causal factor; more frequently, it is secondary to gastrointestinal or genitourinary affections, or trauma. The main aetiological agents differ among primary (Staphylococcus aureus) and secondary (Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp, Streptococcus spp, Bacteroides spp) abscess. We report the case of a 64-year-old man with… CONTINUE READING