Pyomyositis

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Pyomyositis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pyomyositis" returned 113 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Concurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus septicemia and pyomyositis in a patient with dengue hemorrhagic fever: a case report.
 

Author(s): N D B Ehelepola, R K G M Rajapaksha, D M U B Dhanapala, T D K Thennekoon, S Ponnamperuma

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Concurrent presence of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), tropical pyomyositis and septicemia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a previously healthy person has never been reported. These three conditions even individually are potentially fatal. "Here we describe ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Fusobacterium emphysematous pyomyositis with necrotizing fasciitis of the leg presenting as compartment syndrome: a case report.
 

Author(s): Eduardo Smith-Singares, Joseph Adjei Boachie, Izaskun M Iglesias, Leland Jaffe, Adam Goldkind, Eric I Jeng

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Fusobacterium necrophorum is a common agent of disease in humans, but the occurrence of primary infections outside the head and neck area is extremely rare. While infection with Fusobacterium necrophorum has a rather benign course above the thorax, the organism is capable of producing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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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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Pyomyositis in a patient with systemic lupus erythaematosus and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Somchai Meesiri

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Pyomyositis (PM) is a common masquerading disease that is frequently misdiagnosed. A concurrent state of immunodeficiency is observed in up to 75% of tropical PM cases. PM in systemic lupus erythaematosus (SLE) is a relatively rare disease. I report a case of PM that was caused byKlebsiella ...

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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