iliopsoas muscle


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il·i·o·pso·as mus·cle

(il'ē-op-sō'ăs mŭs'ĕl)
A compound muscle, consisting of the iliacus muscle and psoas major muscle.
Synonym(s): musculus iliopsoas [TA] .

iliopsoas muscle

The iliacus and psoas major muscles considered together.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle
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Computed tomography scan reveals (A) a low-attenuation lesion on the right iliopsoas muscle (white arrow) and (B) a low-attenuation lesion on the right pyriformis muscle (black arrow).
reported that hemorrhage into the iliacus, psoas, and iliopsoas muscles was an infrequent complication of anticoagulant therapy and usually occurred unilaterally (7).
Although, abdominal ultrasound was found to be normal, computed tomography of the abdominal cavity showed bilateral psoas abscess that extended to pectineus muscle and also involved the iliopsoas muscle on the right.
Some of the conditions involving the iliopsoas muscle include lower back pain, sacroiliac pain, sciatica, disc trauma, scoliosis, hip and knee pain, menstrual pain and digestive problems.
The tumor was inseparable from the iliopsoas muscle complex and was seen predominantly in the left iliac fossa and lumbar region (Figure 2B).
1999) EMG activity of the iliopsoas muscle and leg kinetics during the soccer place kick.
A very large retroperitoneal hematoma was seen, originating from a spontaneous left iliopsoas muscle bleed.
Hematomas within the iliopsoas muscles in hemophilic patients: the Latin American experience.
Magnetic resonance imagine (MRI) of the gluteal area showed an approximately 15 cm mass infiltrating the gluteal and iliopsoas muscles.
After mobilizing the large intestine and entering the retroperitoneum, we readily identified the cystic mass immediately anterior to the iliopsoas muscles and completely separate from the lower pole of the kidney, ureter, ovary and gonadal vessels.