Psoas syndrome: a frequently missed diagnosis.

  title={Psoas syndrome: a frequently missed diagnosis.},
  author={Andrea Tufo and Gautam J Desai and William J. Cox},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  volume={112 8},
Psoas syndrome is an easily missed diagnosis. However, it is important to consider this condition as part of the differential diagnosis for patients presenting with low back pain--particularly for osteopathic physicians, because patients may view these practitioners as experts in musculoskeletal conditions. The authors describe the case of a 48-year-old man with a 6-month history of low back pain that had been attributed to "weak core muscles." The diagnosis of psoas syndrome was initially… CONTINUE READING
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