Pyomyositis

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Pyomyositis

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 105 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thigh pyomyositis caused by group A streptococcus in an immunocompetent adult without any cause.
 

Author(s): Kensuke Minami, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Ayako Kumabe, Masami Matsumura

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Pyomyositis is typically caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and is rare in temperate climates, although its prevalence has been recently increasing. This infection often involves the thigh, and is associated with immunodeficiency.

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2017

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Pyomyositis is not only a tropical pathology: a case series.
 

Author(s): Laura Comegna, Paola Irma Guidone, Giovanni Prezioso, Simone Franchini, Marianna Immacolata Petrosino, Paola Di Filippo, Francesco Chiarelli, Angelika Mohn, Nadia Rossi

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Pyomyositis is an acute bacterial infection of skeletal muscle that results in localized abscess formation. This infection was thought to be endemic to tropical countries, and is also known as "tropical pyomyositis". However, pyomyositis is increasingly recognized in temperate climates ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2016

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Pneumococcal Pyomyositis of the Neck Muscles.
 

Author(s): Sakiko Itaya, Zen Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Tomimitsu, Shuzo Shintani

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(15):2069-71.

 

High fever, severe neck pain and neck stiffness can result from meningitis. We report a case of pneumococcal pyomyositis of the neck muscles. A 72-year-old man developed high fever and severe neck pain. His chief complaint mimicked bacterial meningitis. Although his condition was ...

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2016

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pyomyositis at the surgical site in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Katsushi Takebayashi, Hiromichi Sonoda, Tomoharu Shimizu, Hiroyuki Ohta, Hitoshi Minamiguchi, Mitsuaki Ishida, Eiji Mekata, Yoshihiro Endo, Tohru Tani, Masaji Tani

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Pyomyositis is a rare, subacute, deep pyogenic infection of the muscle tissue. This disease has been previously described in patients that were immunocompromised due to a hematological malignancy.

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2016

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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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