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Enterobacter cloacae pyomyositis complicating chronic granulomatous disease and review of gram-negative bacilli pyomyositis.
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PMID:  23370968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Pyomyositis is a primary purulent infection of skeletal muscles mostly described in tropical areas. Staphylococcus aureus is by far the main causative microorganisms. In temperate areas, pyomyositis more frequently affects male adults with immunodeficiency. Gram-negative bacilli pyomyositis are uncommon and occur mainly in this context of immunodeficiency. Only one case of Enterobacter cloacae pyomyositis has been reported so far. Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) is a rare inherited immunodeficiency characterized by a loss of NADPH oxidase activity in phagocytic cells that favors infections due to catalase-positive microorganisms. Pyomyositis has only been described once as a complication of CGD. We report here a case of Enterobacter cloacae-associated pyomyositis of the left thigh in a patient with CGD, and review the literature on Gram-negative pyomyositis.
Authors:
M Gousseff; F Lanternier; A Ferroni; O Chandesris; N Mahlaoui; O Hermine; O Lortholary; M Lecuit
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1435-4373     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
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Created Date:  2013-2-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804297     Medline TA:  Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Paris Descartes University, Paris, France.
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