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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2006;30(5):534-536.
Iatrogenic Iliopsoas Abscess after Trigger Point Injection : A case report.
Oh, Sang Hyang , Lee, Young Jin , Hyun, Hwa Jin , Bok, Soo Kyung
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Myung-Gok Medical Science Institute, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Korea. eutravel@hanmail.net
유발점 주사와 관련된 의인성 장요근 농양 ⁣증례 보고⁣
오상향, 이영진, 현화진, 복수경
건양대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실 및 명곡의과학연구소
Abstract
After slip down, a 64 years old female had pain on the left buttock and the back without weakness or sensory change. Physical examination revealed tender points on left buttock and quadratus lumborum muscle. Straight leg raising test was 40o/20o. After trigger point injection on tender points, her symptoms were improved. Magnetic resonance imaging showed central extruded disc at L3-S1. After systemic steroid therapy was started, fever was developed about 39.3oC and laboratory evaluation showed inflammatory sign. Systemic steroid injection was stopped. Physical examination revealed a palpable and painful mass on the left lower quadrant of the abdomen. Ultrasonography and computerized tomography of abdomen and pelvis showed a large (7⁓5 cm) irregular shaped cystic mass along left iliopsoas muscle. Percutaneous catheter was inserted for drainage. Thick turbid yellow-greenish pus (300 cc) was drained. Intravenous antibiotics were administered and the patient's symptoms gradually improved. Culture of the pus revealed Streptococcus agalactiae. (J Korean Acad Rehab Med 2006; 30: 534-536)
Key Words: Iliopsoas abscess, Trigger point injection, Streptococcus agalactiae


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