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Psoas haematoma mimicking lumbar radiculopathy
  1. Adam E M Eltorai1,
  2. Eren O Kuris1,2,
  3. Alan H Daniels1,2,3
  1. 1Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  2. 2Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  3. 3Division of Spine Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alan H Daniels, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 100 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA; Alan_Daniels{at}Brown.edu

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