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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Koch's disease: This is tuberculosis affecting the spinal column. It can obvious extend to areas adjacent to the spinal segment(s) involved such as the psoas muscle, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I think it dose: A high-protein diet is recommended by many medical professionals for healing wounds or burns, because protein helps repair the body's organs and tissu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Infection elsewhere: Used to be TB was major factor. Now it is more from appendicitis, kidney infection, diverticulitis, spine infection.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: If it is inadequately drained or if ineffective antibiotics are used or if antibiotics are stopped too soon a psoas abscess can recur. These are freq ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection: Classic signs and symptoms of a psoas abscess are the standard infection symptoms (fever, chills, weight loss) associated with localized findings (bac ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible: But mri's are pretty amazing machines..Especially the new tesla 3.0 units. Was it with or without contrast or both?Its also very reader (radiologist) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Psoas abscesses seldom occur as primary lesions. They are a result of some other underlying infectious process. Time to cure is dependent on eradica ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Psoas abcess: Its rare but it is possible. Another possibility is trochanter bursitis
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: When talking early stages it is possible to cure this problem, whenever there is abscess we have to drain the abscess some time you could do that unde ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Abcess have to be: Drianed and treated with the proper antibiotic.
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