Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery</strong> aims to publish case reports related to all aspects of surgery.&nbsp;The journal also encourages the submission of useful reports of negative results. This is a quality controlled,&nbsp;OPEN&nbsp;peer-reviewed, open access INTERNATIONAL journal.&nbsp;</p> Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery en-US Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery Psoas Abscess Secondary to Appendicitis Complicated by Pleural Effusion <p>Psoas abscess (PA) is a rare presentation and even more so where appendicitis is the cause. PA often presents with non-specific symptoms resulting in significant mortality, therefore requiring a high index of suspicion requiring timely imaging and diagnosis. PA can be further complicated by pathologies such as pleural effusion which can significantly increase morbidity. This report details a case of psoas abscess secondary to appendicitis which was complicated by right sided pleural effusion.</p> Ramandeep Kaur Denbigh Simond ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2022-01-05 2022-01-05 1 5