A STENOSING SIGMOID CANCER REVEALED BY A DRAINING FAILURE OF BULKY PSOAS ABSCESS

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Tags : imaging, psoas-iliacabscess, sigmoidcancer, surgicalaccess, surgicalapproach

Category : Cases reports

Authors : Solonirina Davidà Rakotomena, Emmylou Prisca Gabrielle Andrianah, Sylvio Randrianandrasana, Tianarivelo Rajaonarivony, Ahmad Ahmad, Hery Nirina Rakoto Ratsimba

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The abscess of the psoas is a deep suppuration of the psoas-iliac muscle. It may be primitive in immunosuppresed patient, or secondary to locoregional disease. The symptomatology is often nonspecific making his diagnosis difficult and the medical imaging very usefull. Authors describe a case of a suspect thickening wall of the sigmoid revealed by persistence of the infectious syndrome after twice psoas abscess draining thanks to second abdominopelvic CT. Our aim is to emphasize the relevance of searching the psoas abscess etiology and starting adequate treatment through literature review.