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Pyomyositis Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Tropical Myositis; Myositis, Tropical

Networked: 116 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pyomyositis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 18 results : IBA
  2. Ampicillin (Omnipen) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 72 Generic
  3. Catalase : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. Esculin (Aesculin) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Bacitracin (Baci-Rx) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 44 Generic
  6. Agar : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. ertapenem (Invanz) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  8. imipenem drug combination cilastatin (Primaxin) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 3
  9. ethylhydrocupreine : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 4 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Pyomyositis

  1. Abscess
  2. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
  3. Cellulitis
  4. Furunculosis (Boils)
  5. Chronic Bronchitis
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Key Therapies for Pyomyositis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 13 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 4 results
  4. Debridement : 4 results
  5. Intramuscular Injections : 3 results
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