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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is iliopsoas abscess?

A collection of pus around the iliopsoas muscle (a muscle connecting the lower back and pelvis). This is sometimes caused by bacteria spreading from nearby infections. In other cases, the immune system is weakened, allowing bacteria from distant areas to travel to the muscle via the bloodstream.

Symptoms of iliopsoas abscess

  • Low back pain

  • Fever

  • Pain on pressing my lower back

  • Back pain

  • Groin pain

Questions your doctor may ask to check for iliopsoas abscess

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose iliopsoas abscess

  • Do you have pain in the lumbar back?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Does your lower back pain worsen when pressing on the affected area?

  • Do you have back pain?

  • Do you have groin pain?

Treatment for iliopsoas abscess

This usually requires strong antibiotics to treat the infection. A procedure or surgery may be needed to drain pus from the abscess (collection).

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