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Descriptor English: Pyomyositis
Descriptor Spanish: Piomiositis
Descriptor Portuguese: Piomiosite
Descriptor French: Pyomyosite
Entry term(s): Myositis, Tropical
Tropical Myositis
Tree number(s): C01.830.767
C05.651.594.909
C10.668.491.562.787
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052880
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Myositis (1965-2006)
Staphylococcal Infections (1965-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52094
Unique ID: D052880
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Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Pyomyositis - Preferred
Concept UI M0490118
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Pyomyositis
Tropical Myositis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0490119
Preferred term Tropical Myositis
Entry term(s) Myositis, Tropical



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