Pyomyositis

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Pyomyositis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 119 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tropical pyomyositis as a presenting feature of subclinical leukemia: a case report.
 

Author(s): Mitrakrishnan Rayno Navinan, Jevon Yudhisdran, Thambyaiah Kandeepan, Aruna Kulatunga

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Pyomyositis, though classically considered a tropical disease, has a variable geographic prevalence. Among the predisposing risk factors, immunodeficiency plays an important role. Pyomyositis has a tendency to mimic more commonly considered diseases, and a lack of familiarity with ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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Development of bilateral gluteal pyomyositis during treatment of acute pyelonephritis in a patient with diabetes.
 

Author(s): Ji Hye Kim, Ho-Young Yhim, Ji Hyun Park

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2015 Mar;30(2):256-8.

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2015

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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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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 13 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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