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Pyomyositis

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.
Also Known As:
Tropical Myositis; Myositis, Tropical
Networked: 116 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Abscess
2. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
3. Cellulitis
4. Furunculosis (Boils)
5. Chronic Bronchitis

Experts

1. Yuen, Kwok-Yung: 2 articles (11/2010 - 02/2003)
2. Chang, Feng-Yee: 2 articles (05/2009 - 08/2008)
3. Chiu, Sheng-Kang: 2 articles (05/2009 - 08/2008)
4. Koudela, K: 2 articles (06/2008 - 02/2005)
5. Markatseli, Theodora E: 1 article (09/2015)
6. Voulgari, Paraskevi V: 1 article (09/2015)
7. Drosos, Alexandros A: 1 article (09/2015)
8. Somarakis, George A: 1 article (09/2015)
9. Kosta, Paraskevi: 1 article (09/2015)
10. Matthaiou, Maria: 1 article (09/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pyomyositis:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Ampicillin (Omnipen)FDA LinkGeneric
3. CatalaseIBA
4. Esculin (Aesculin)IBA
5. Bacitracin (Baci-Rx)FDA LinkGeneric
6. AgarIBA
7. ertapenem (Invanz)FDA Link
8. imipenem drug combination cilastatin (Primaxin)FDA Link
9. ethylhydrocupreineIBA
10. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Debridement
5. Intramuscular Injections