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Sarcocystis infection of human muscle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2126729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 31-year-old man with fatigue and muscle aches was found to have protozoan cysts within the most painful muscle upon microscopic examination of biopsy material. Electron microscopic studies revealed the ultrastructural characteristics of the cysts to conform to those of the genus Sarcocystis. This report represents the first ultrastructural study of human tissue infection with Sarcocystis, which may be a rare cause of muscle aching in humans.
Authors:
R Pamphlett; P O'Donoghue
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0004-8291     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust N Z J Med     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-20     Completed Date:  1991-03-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1264322     Medline TA:  Aust N Z J Med     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Male
Muscles / parasitology,  pathology
Muscular Diseases* / parasitology,  pathology
Sarcocystosis* / parasitology,  pathology

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