Iliopsoas bursitis: clinical features, radiographic findings, and disease associations.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Inflammation of the iliopsoas bursa is a common manifestation of a wide array of inflammatory, degenerative, and traumatic musculoskeletal conditions. The clinical presentation of iliopsoas bursitis is variable, and includes pain, mass lesion, or compression syndromes of the inguinal compartment. Affected individuals frequently have underlying synovitis of the hip or a history of occupational or recreational injury. Early and accurate diagnosis is facilitated by appropriate radiographic studies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Toohey, AK; LaSalle, TL; Martinez, S; Polisson, RP

Published Date

  • August 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 41 - 47

PubMed ID

  • 2218552

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-866X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0049-0172

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0049-0172(90)90093-u


  • eng