Report of Capnocytophaga sputigena primary iliopsoas abscess.

06:00 EDT 17th July 2010 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Report of Capnocytophaga sputigena primary iliopsoas abscess."

Iliopsoas abscess is usually secondary to the spread of infection from a contiguous focus. Primary disease is uncommon except in children where Staphylococcus aureus is the main pathogen. We report a 60 years old lady who developed primary iliopsoas abscess as a result of haematogenous spread of C. sputigena from palatal fistula and chronic sinusitis due to previous treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Pyomyositis due to unusual and fastidious Gram negative bacilli should be considered in patients with head and neck tumours who had previously received radiotherapy.


1 Queen Mary Hospital;

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of medical microbiology
ISSN: 1473-5644


PubMed Articles [15449 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Iliopsoas Abscess Due to Brenner Tumor Malignancy: A Case Report.

An easily overlooked presentation of malignant psoas abscess: hip pain.

Psoas abscess is a rare infectious disease with nonspecific clinical presentation that frequently causes a diagnostic difficulty. Its insidious onset and occult characteristics can cause diagnostic de...

Treatment for resistant subphrenic abscess by combined intracavitary doxycycline and cyanoacrylate injection.

We report the case of a male patient with resistant subphrenic abscess complicating radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of two left lobe hepatocellular carcinoma (HCCs). The causative organism was multidrug...

Riedel's Lobe of the Liver: A Case Report.

Riedel lobe of the liver is a simple anatomical variation, a downward tongue-like projection of the anterior edge of the right lobe of the liver to the right of the gallbladder with its typical case t...

Pancreatic Abscess in a Cat with Diabetes Mellitus.

An 11 yr old spayed female Maine coon cat was referred with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. The cat had a 2 mo history of weight loss and intermittent vomiting. An abdominal ultrasound identified the ...

Clinical Trials [1360 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Aquacel Versus Iodoform Gauze for Filling Abscess Cavity Following Incision and Drainage

This study compares Aquacel against routine Iodoform packing for packing abscess cavities after incision and drainage. It is hypothesized that Aquacel will produce speedier healing of the ...

Safety and Effectiveness of tPA in Intra-Abdominal Abscesses

To determine if instillation of tissue plasminogen activator into a percutaneously drained intraabdominal abscess cavity results in faster resolution of the abscess compared to normal stan...

Plasma and Abscess Fluid Pharmacokinetics of Cefpirome and Moxifloxacin After Single and Multiple Dose Administration

Penetration of cefpirome and moxifloaxacin into abscess fluid of humans will be tested. Patients with an abscess scheduled for drainage will receive study drugs (single or multiple dose), ...

Trial of Abscess Drainage Techniques

Comparing the outcome of traditional incision and drainage with a larger skin incision with or without gauze packing of cutaneous abscess in pediatrics versus a new minimally invasive inci...

The Effect of Adding Pain Relievers to Local Anesthesia Before Preforming Drainage in Peritonsillar Abscess

The purpose of this study is to find if adding oral pain relievers as DYPIRON and TRAMADOL in addition to the local anesthesia injection, can help reducing the pain intensity in patients ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Accumulation of purulent EXUDATES beneath the DIAPHRAGM, also known as upper abdominal abscess. It is usually associated with PERITONITIS or postoperative infections.

Abscess of the PSOAS MUSCLES resulting usually from disease of the lumbar vertebrae, with the pus descending into the muscle sheath. The infection is most commonly tuberculous or staphylococcal.

A gram-negative gliding bacterium isolated from the oral cavity. It is a pathogen often causing PERIODONTITIS.

An abscess located in the abdominal cavity, i.e., the cavity between the diaphragm above and the pelvis below. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Localized circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the periodontal tissue. It is a derivative of marginal periodontitis and commonly associated with suprabony and infrabony pockets and interradicular involvements, in contrast to periapical abscess which is attributable to pulp necrosis.


Relevant Topics

Latest News Clinical Trials Research Drugs Reports Corporate
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...

Latest News Clinical Trials Research Drugs Reports Corporate
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic...

Latest News Clinical Trials Research Drugs Reports Corporate
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...

Searches Linking to this Article