Pyomyositis

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Pyomyositis

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 102 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary pyomyositis and disseminated septic pulmonary emboli: a reactivated staphylococcal infection?
 

Author(s): Savvoula Savvidou, Emmanouil Kalogiannis, Kalliopi Tsakiri, Maria Gavra, Afroditi Tsona

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;18(4):457-61.

 

Staphylococcal pyomyositis is a severe invasive soft tissue infection with high mortality rate that is increasingly being recognized even in temperate climates. In most cases predisposing factors are identified that include either source of skin penetration or/and impaired host immunocompetence. ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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Sciatica caused by pyomyositis of the piriformis muscle.
 

Author(s): Masao Koda, Chikato Mannoji, Hitoshi Watanabe, Arata Nakajima, Toshiyuki Yamada, Tomoyuki Rokkaku, Ken-Ichi Murakami, Masazumi Murakami, Osamu Ikeda, Masashi Yamazaki, Takeo Furuya

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(6):668-9.

 

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Paraspinal pyomyositis associated with radiculopathy.
 

Author(s): Takeshi Kondo, Toshihiko Takada, Kazuhiko Terada, Masatomi Ikusaka

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(12):1417-8.

 

A 57-year-old woman presented with a fever and left-sided hip and back pain. The hip pain was explained by L3 radiculopathy because the pain was distributed on the L3 dermatome accompanied by allodynia. On the other hand, the back pain was located on the left side 1 cm from the spinal ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2013

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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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