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Inferior Rectus Pyomyositis- A Rare Case Report

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.5, No. 10)

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Page : 1869-1870

Keywords : Pyomyositis; Extra-ocular muscle; Diplopia; Co-amoxyclav; Intra-venous;

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Pyomyositis is acute primary bacterial infection of skeletal muscle. Any skeletal muscle can be involved with least chance to extra-ocular muscle. A healthy 17 years old male presented to the OPD with chief complain of sudden onset of pain, swelling and redness and diminution of vision and diplopia in right eye for 4 days duration. CT scan orbit showed a typical hypodense rim enhancing lesion involving the right inferior rectus muscle. Intra-venous Co-amoxyclav was initiated and symptoms were started to improve after 2 days.

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