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Tropical pyomyositis caused by an unusual pathogen - A case report

Journal: University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities (Vol.3, No. 5)

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Page : 87-88

Keywords : Tropical pyomyositis; CoNS;

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Tropical pyomyositis is a subacute, deep, bacterial infection of muscle and soft tissues. It is termed as tropical as prevalence have been reported mostly in tropical areas though the incidence of pyomyositis is increasing in non-tropical areas as per the literature. It is usually caused by Staphyloccus aureus. Here we present a case of tropical pyomyositis caused by an unusual pathogen.

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