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Bilateral psoas abscess in a renal transplant patient

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AS Badurdeen ,

Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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PN Rajakrishna,

Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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HMN Herath,

Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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AWM Wazil,

Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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N Nanayakkara

Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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Abstract

Psoas abscess is a rare complication of transplantation. There is often delay in diagnosis as its relative infrequency and the non specific signs and symptoms. We present a case of bilateral psoas abscessess developing two months after a living donor kidney transplant.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v57i4.5090

Ceylon Medical Journal 2012; 57: 175-176

Keywords: psoas abscess  
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v57i4.5090
How to Cite: Badurdeen, A., Rajakrishna, P., Herath, H., Wazil, A. and Nanayakkara, N., 2013. Bilateral psoas abscess in a renal transplant patient. Ceylon Medical Journal, 57(4), pp.175–176. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v57i4.5090
Published on 04 Jan 2013.
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