Psoas abscess associated with infected total hip arthroplasty.

  title={Psoas abscess associated with infected total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Mart{\'i}n Alejandro Buttaro and Alejandro Gonz{\'a}lez Della Valle and Francisco Piccaluga},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={17 2},
A 65-year-old man with a left uncemented total hip arthroplasty performed 11 years previously was admitted with a history of progressive low back pain, left hip pain, and sepsis that had begun 6 months earlier. On physical examination, a gross, fluctuant mass was palpated in the left thigh. A computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a 6.5 x 3 cm left retrofascial psoas abscess communicating with the hip joint. The patient underwent irrigation and débridement of the hip with removal of the… CONTINUE READING