CC BY 4.0 · Surg J (N Y) 2021; 07(04): e286-e288
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1735901
Case Report

Enterocutaneous Fistula and Pneumoretroperitoneum due to Ruptured Psoas Abscess

1  Department of General Surgery, Medical College Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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1  Department of General Surgery, Medical College Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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Abstract

Psoas abscess is a rare condition that can present with vague clinical features. Its insidious onset can lead to a delay in diagnosis, resulting in high rates of complications and mortality. Here we describe a unique case of a patient presenting with enterocutaneous fistula and pneumoretroperitoneum due to ruptured psoas abscess.

Note

This case has not been published/presented before. Informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of case details.




Publication History

Received: 03 September 2020

Accepted: 28 July 2021

Publication Date:
22 October 2021 (online)

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