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A RARE COMPLICATION OF A COMMON DISEASE?
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  • Mariana Leal,
  • Carolina Amado,
  • Bárbara Paracana,
  • Diana Aguiar,
  • Mariana Sousa
Mariana Leal
Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga EPE
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Carolina Amado
Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga EPE
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Bárbara Paracana
Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga EPE
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Diana Aguiar
Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga EPE
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Mariana Sousa
Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga EPE
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Abstract

The iliopsoas muscle abscess is rare condition, with increasing recognition, that can be either primary, by hematological or lymphatic dissemination, or secondary to infections in the gastrointestinal, genitourinary tract or musculoskeletal system. Its early identification is highlighted, for an adequate therapeutic orientation, contributing to a good prognosis.