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Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of a psoas abscess

  • John J. Stern
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    Address reprint requests to: John J. Stern, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cornell University Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021.
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    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA

    Department of Radiology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
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  • Paul M. Stoopack
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    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA

    Department of Radiology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
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      Abstract

      Identification of a psoas abscess is often a diagnostic challenge. In this case report the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of a psoas abscess previously suggested by computed tomography was greatly enhanced by magnetic resonance imaging.

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