iliopsoas


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iliopsoas

[‚il·ē·ō′sō·əs]
(anatomy)
The combined iliacus and psoas muscles.
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The iliopsoas contributes heavily to Olympic lifts and every day activities like walking and running.
The iliopsoas bursa is located lateral to the femoral artery and vein and deep to the myotendinous portion of the iliopsoas muscle.
Kegel exercises, posture, core stabilization, stretching, strengthening, flexibility, coordination exercises should be also included in the rehabilitation program (Figure 3).[36] Of note, complex anatomy and overlapping pathologies make the diagnosis difficult in certain cases such as adductor muscle strain, iliopsoas syndrome, and gluteal tendinopathy.
* The differential diagnosis for unilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy with associated constitutional symptoms was broad, in this case, and included pelvic inflammatory disease, bubonic plague, iliopsoas abscess, lymphogranuloma venereum, bartonellosis, infectious mononucleosis, and tick-borne diseases, such as ehrlichiosis, tularemia, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Colorado tick fever.
A) 18Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography scan at diagnosis indicating a strong, metabolically active (maximum standard uptake value 9.7) aortic endograft infection and an adjacent abscess formation in the iliopsoas in close contact with the left common iliac artery.
[2] Shortening of the iliopsoas muscle was found to be the primary cause of lumbar hyperlordosis and excessive anterior pelvic tilt.
The iliopsoas muscle group is involved in the stabilization of the pelvis, and, when shortened, it may limit the possibilities of holding a neutral pelvic position while either standing or seating.
In addition to the static forces placed on the proximal femur, this region experiences increased stress secondary to the multiple muscular attachments in the region, which include the lateral hip abductors, medial hip adductors, the iliopsoas, and short external rotators.
Kurdoglu, "Spontaneous iliopsoas haematoma during heparin anticoagulation: Cause of fetal loss," Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol.
Frequent sites of skeletal muscle metastatic involvement, specifically in lung cancer, include the thigh, iliopsoas, and paraspinous muscles, though lesions in the orbit and pectoral muscles have been described [4, 8-11].
Computed tomography and an MRI demonstrated a biloculate hypodense mass of approximately 34 x 19 cm that extended from the retroperitoneum, compromising the left iliopsoas muscle and an intimate contact with the femoral vessels, to the left hip and the left femoral-cutaneous nerve (Figures 2 and 3).