TITLE

Pyomyositis secondary to chickenpox

AUTHOR(S)
Rastogi, Dhruv; Thakur, Alka
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Oct2007, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p871
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27151374

 

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