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]

pyomyositis

/pyo·myo·si·tis/ (-mi″o-si´tis) an acute bacterial infection of skeletal muscle, usually seen in the tropics, most commonly caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

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]

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]

pyomyositis

purulent myositis characterized by suppurating masses in the muscle.
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The most common bacterial causes of tropical pyomyositis are Staphylococcus aureus (90% in tropical areas, 75% in temperate zones) and group A streptococcus (l%-5%); less common causes are group B, C, and G streptococcus, pneumococcus, Haemophilus spp.
aureus isolates causing tropical pyomyositis in the Amazon Basin of Peru.
A retrospective chart review showed that 38 patients were hospitalized with tropical pyomyositis during 2009-2010; these patients represented 0.
First, tropical pyomyositis cases from the referring hospitals were defined by the patients' physician, and isolates from all patients were not assessed.

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