psoas muscle

psoas muscle

A two-part muscle running from the front of the lower spine to the margin of the pelvis (psoas minor) and to the front of the top of the thigh bone (femur) (psoas major). Its action is to raise the thigh forwards.
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A computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen revealed erosive changes in the L1–L2 vertebral endplates along with a calcified mass within the left psoas muscle [Figure 1]b.
Emergency laparotomy confirmed perforated retrocaecal appendicitis, with large retroperitoneal abscess that extended from the hepatic flexure of the colon, downward along the right psoas muscle and into the thigh.
In this exercise, sometimes, the front of the thigh will overwork until the deep core and psoas muscle are properly developed.
It appeared as an elongated anechoic area with internal echoes and well defined margins within the psoas muscle.
Thus, owing to the strong action of the psoas muscle, fixation with an IM nail is more likely to result in displacement in the sagittal plane than in the coronal plane.
On this exam, the abdominal aorta was 10 cm in diameter with discontinuity of circumferential wall calcification, with a large left sided retroperitoneal hematoma into the psoas muscle, without a post contrast enhancement of hematoma and without a contrast extravasation in the abdominal cavity (Figure 1).
Myositis ossificans in psoas muscle after lumbar spine fracture.
The total iliacus and the psoas major muscle were resected while the tendon of the psoas muscle was left intact.
Huge pancreatic pseudocyst migrating to the psoas muscle and inguinal region," Surgery, vol.
In particular, I believe that the proven osteoinductive properties of Infuse Bone Graft are particularly beneficial when used in conjunction with PEEK interbody spacers and the less invasive OLIF technique, which circumvents the psoas muscle and minimizes disruption of the surrounding soft tissues and neural structures.
At this time, diffuse thickening of the psoas muscle at the level of the left renal bed and suspicious aortocaval and para-aortic lymph nodes were also noted.
Follow up: A few weeks after these evaluations, the player presented a new injury, a tear on the distal insertion of the right psoas muscle.