pyomyositis

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py·o·my·o·si·tis

(pī'ō-mī'ō-sī'tis),
Abscesses, carbuncles, or infected sinuses lying deep in muscles.
[pyo- + G. mys, muscle, + -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

py·o·my·o·si·tis

(pī'ō-mī'ŏ-sī'tis)
Abscesses, carbuncles, or infected sinuses lying deep in muscles.
[pyo- + G. mys, muscle, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

py·o·my·o·si·tis

(pī'ō-mī'ŏ-sī'tis)
Abscesses, carbuncles, or infected sinuses lying deep in muscles.
[pyo- + G. mys, muscle, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Tropical pyomyositis caused by gram-negative bacteria is uncommon and primarily seen in immunocompromised patients, being identified in only 11% of patients according to an American meta-analysis (1-3).
The role of antibiotics in early tropical pyomyositis may be to prevent continued hematogenous spread and subsequent appearance of further lesions; however, anecdotal experience from expert tropical medicine physicians indicates that antibiotics often do not prevent the formation of further abscesses.
Peh, "Tropical pyomyositis and necrotizing fasciitis," Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology, vol.
The infection is often seen in tropical countries, hence the name tropical pyomyositis, and usually occurs in young, otherwise healthy persons.
aureus that cause tropical pyomyositis. To help fill this void, we determined the molecular characteristics of S.
aureus isolates from patients with tropical pyomyositis. Of the 12 isolates, 10 were obtained from patients hospitalized in a 120-bed public hospital located in Iquitos, the largest city in the Amazon Basin of Peru (160,000 inhabitants).
First, tropical pyomyositis cases from the referring hospitals were defined by the patients' physician, and isolates from all patients were not assessed.
Tropical pyomyositis occurs in both children and adults, while the temperate pyomyositis occurs primarily in adults.
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