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Primær psoasabsces hos en ung rask mand

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Reservelæge Damoun Nassehi, professor Henrik Galbo & speciallæge Flemming Skovsgaard Rigshospitalet, Neurokirurgisk Klinik, og Bispebjerg Hospital, Rheumatologisk Ambulatorium
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Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(48):3967
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3967
Summary Primary psoas abscess in a young healthy male Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(48):3967 A young male saw his general practitioner because of lower back pain, limpness, nightly sweating, subfebrilia, and weight loss. Further diagnostics showed that he had a primary psoas abscess. Psoas abscesses are categorized as primary and secondary. Primary psoas abscess is a rare disease in Europe and North America. It is primarily seen in young men, and the classical symptom-triad is: fever, back pain, and limpness. The golden standard diagnostic tool is computed tomography, and treatment involves appropriate antibiotics, which can be combined with percutaneous drainage.
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