Journal of Pregnancy and Neonatal Medicine

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Short Communication - Journal of Pregnancy and Neonatal Medicine (2020) Volume 4, Issue 4

Abscess of the iliopsoas muscle discovered in premature new born : About a case in Dakar

Mboup Madawase, Fall Mbaye, Sow Omar, Ndour Oumar and Ngom Gabriel

Department of Pediatric Surgery of the University Hospital Center of Dakar, Senegal

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The abscess of the Iliopsoas muscle is an unusual situation in the new born. Its diagnosis is difficult due to it’s non-specific symptomatology. We report the case of a 19-day-old, premature and male infant. He presented with an abscess of the left iliopsoas muscle diagnosed by the ultrasound and CT scan pair. The treatment started was an evacuated needle puncture guided by ultra-sound and antibiotic therapy targeting staphylococcus aureus. The evolution was favorable.


Abcess, Iliopsoas, Newborn


Mboup Madawase 30 years old, graduated from Dakar medical school, Senegal. He is a specialist in pediatric surgery, former resident of Dakar hospitals and lieutenant doctor of the Senegalese army health service. He is the author of 7 publications scientists in major scientific journals.

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