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Introduction: Pyomyositis

Description of Pyomyositis

Pyomyositis (medical condition): A bacterial infection of the muscles caused by...more »

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Pyomyositis: A painful muscle inflammation due to bacterial or fungal infection.

Pyomyositis: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Pyomyositis: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pyomyositis as a "rare disease".

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Pyomyositis as a Disease

Pyomyositis (medical condition): See Pyomyositis (disease information).
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