Psoas abscess complicating Crohn's disease.


Psoas abscess classically was described as secondary to tubercular spondylitis but now more frequently is a complication of an intraabdominal process such as Crohn's disease. Less well recognized is that the fever, flexion contracture of the hip, and weight loss characterizing psoas abscess may be the first indications of Crohn's disease; in fact… (More)