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Psoas Abscess

"Psoas Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Psoas Abscess" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Psoas Abscess" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002
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