Pyomyositis

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Pyomyositis

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 107 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acromioclavicular septic arthritis and sternoclavicular septic arthritis with contiguous pyomyositis.
 

Author(s): Sally A Corey, William A Agger, Andrew T Saterbak

Journal: Clin Orthop Surg. 2015 Mar;7(1):131-4.

 

Acromioclavicular (AC) and sternoclavicular (SC) septic arthritis with contiguous pyomyositis are rare, especially in immunocompetent individuals. We report a case of septic AC joint with pyomyositis of the deltoid and supraspinatus muscles and a separate case with septic SC joint ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2015

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Oesophageal pyomyositis in an intravenous drug user.
 

Author(s): Frank Cheau-Feng Lin, Kee-Ching Jeng, Stella Chin-Shaw Tsai

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov;19(5):867-8.

 

An inflammatory or infectious disease of the oesophagus occurring in tissue layers beneath but sparing the mucosa may pose a diagnostic challenge. Bacterial pyomyositis has been previously reported occurring mostly in the skeletal muscle. Pyomyositis involving the gastrointestinal ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2014

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Meningitis and pneumococcal pyomyositis in a child with intramuscular hemangiomas: an autopsy case report.
 

Author(s): Cristiano Claudino Oliveira, Mariângela Esther Alencar Marques

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Pyomyositis is the bacterial infection of skeletal muscle, usually accompanied by abscesses. The main etiologic agent is Staphylococcus aureus. There are rare cases attributed to Streptococcus pneumoniae. This paper presents an autopsy of a four year old child with multiple congenital ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2014

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 12 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pneumococcal pyomyositis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Rebecca J Zadroga, Dylan Zylla, Kelly Cawcutt, Daniel M Musher, Pankaj Gupta, Michael Kuskowski, Ayse Dincer, Anjum S Kaka

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2012 Aug;55(3):e12-7.

 

Streptococcus pneumoniae is an uncommon cause of pyomyositis. It is unclear whether the clinical presentation and outcome of pneumococcal pyomyositis differ depending on the host's underlying immune status. We describe 2 patients with pneumococcal pyomyositis, review all published ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2012

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Escherichia coli pyomyositis in an immunocompromised host.
 

Author(s): Umesh Sharma, William R Schwan, William A Agger

Journal: WMJ. 2011 Aug;110(4):182-4.

 

Pyomyositis due to Escherichia coli (E. coil) is rarely reported in immunocompromised patients with hematological malignancy.

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2012

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Hip abductors pyomyositis: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Seyed Ali Hashemi, Amir Reza Vosoughi, Masoome Pourmokhtari

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Pyomyositis, an acute hematogenous intramuscular bacterial infection, is an unusual disease in temperate climates. We present the case of a 15-year-old girl who was referred to our centre with pain, fever, and limping.  Magnetic resonance imaging and surgery showed diffuse pus collection ...

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2012

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