"Pyomyositis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An intramuscular suppuration of the large skeletal muscle groups. It is associated with INFECTION such as STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS and PYODERMA. It was known as a tropical disease but is increasing among the immunocompromised (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST). Symptoms include muscle pain, FEVER, and leucocytosis. It has been diagnosed by MRI SCANS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pyomyositis" by people in Profiles.
Team Approach: Pyomyositis. JBJS Rev. 2017 06; 5(6):e4.
Pyomyositis of the shoulder girdle. Orthopedics. 2006 11; 29(11):1030-2.