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Disease Pyomyositis

Name Pyomyositis
Synonyms Myositis, Tropical | Tropical Myositis
Definition 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.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Musculoskeletal disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D052880
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Suppuration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pyomyositis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myositis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pyomyositis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myositis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pyomyositis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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