Pyomyositis

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Pyomyositis

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Scientific Literature

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

Extensive pyomyositis of vastus muscles.
 

Author(s): Chong Yau Ong, Jin Lee Lim, Lourdes Ducusin Galang

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We report a case study on a patient who presented with low back and thigh pain of one month duration. He was eventually diagnosed with left thigh pyomyositis. Tissue from thigh grew Staphylococcus aureus. With commencement of antibiotics and surgical drainage, patient made recovery ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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