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What is Pyomyositis?

What is Pyomyositis?

  • Pyomyositis: A bacterial infection of the muscles caused by Staphylococcus aureus. It occurs in tropical areas and people with weak immune systems are the most vulnerable.

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

Pyomyositis: Introduction

Types of Pyomyositis:

Broader types of Pyomyositis:

How serious is Pyomyositis?

Complications of Pyomyositis: see complications of Pyomyositis

What causes Pyomyositis?

Causes of Pyomyositis: see causes of Pyomyositis

What are the symptoms of Pyomyositis?

Symptoms of Pyomyositis: see symptoms of Pyomyositis

Complications of Pyomyositis: see complications of Pyomyositis

Pyomyositis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pyomyositis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pyomyositis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Pyomyositis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Pyomyositis.
Treatments for Pyomyositis: see treatments for Pyomyositis

Name and Aliases of Pyomyositis

Main name of condition: Pyomyositis

Other names or spellings for Pyomyositis:

Tropical myositis Source - Diseases Database


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