Pyomyositis secondary to chickenpox

Rastogi, Dhruv; Thakur, Alka
October 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Oct2007, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p871
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents the case study of a 6-month old baby with swelling in the right anterior chest and both knees of 4h duration. Reportedly, the baby had developed chickenpox 12 days prior to its admission, where all skin lesion had already healed. Test on necrotizing fascilitis showed a lobulated collection along the left femur that extends the tibia down with underlying muscular inflammation but did not invade the shoulder joint.


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