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Hip abductors pyomyositis: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22337849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Pyomyositis, an acute hematogenous intramuscular bacterial infection, is an unusual disease in temperate climates. We present the case of a 15-year-old girl who was referred to our centre with pain, fever, and limping.  Magnetic resonance imaging and surgery showed diffuse pus collection in the hip abductor muscles. With increased incidence of this disease in immunocompromised patients in temperate areas, physicians must become familiar with its signs and symptoms to facilitate early diagnosis.
Seyed Ali Hashemi; Amir Reza Vosoughi; Masoome Pourmokhtari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of infection in developing countries     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1972-2680     ISO Abbreviation:  J Infect Dev Ctries     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101305410     Medline TA:  J Infect Dev Ctries     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Research Center for Bone and Joint Diseases, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chamran Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
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