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|Psoas muscle abscess|
|Classification and external resources|
Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. 
Owing to the proximal attachments of the iliopsoas, a pus-filled abscess (psoas abscess), as may occur in lumbar tuberculosis, may drain inferiorly into the upper medial thigh and present as a swelling in the region.
Treatment may involve drainage and antibiotics.