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Psoas Abscess Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Pyogenic Iliopsoas Abscess; Abscess, Iliopsoas; Abscess, Pyogenic Iliopsoas; Abscesses, Iliopsoas; Abscesses, Psoas Show All >>

Networked: 156 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Psoas Abscess

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  2. Technetium (Technetium 99m) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  3. linezolid (Zyvox) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 7
  4. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  5. Methicillin (Metin) : 1 study in 5 results : FDA 2
  6. Isoniazid (Ftivazide) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 49 Generic
  7. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  9. Pyrazinamide : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 3 Generic
  10. Oxygen : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Psoas Abscess

  1. Infection
  2. Discitis
  3. Osteomyelitis
  4. Abscess
  5. Spinal Tuberculosis (Pott's Disease)
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Key Therapies for Psoas Abscess

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes in 6 results
  2. Debridement : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results
  3. Catheters : 1 outcome in 22 results
  4. Nephrectomy : 1 outcome in 11 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 9 results
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