Multiple myeloma presenting with pyomyositis caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: report of a case and literature review
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- Kalambokis, G., Theodorou, A., Kosta, P. et al. Int J Hematol (2008) 87: 516. doi:10.1007/s12185-008-0100-9
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Pyomyositis is infrequently reported in patients with multiple myeloma. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is emerging as an important cause of soft tissue infections, including pyomyositis. Here, we report on the first case of CA-MRSA pyomyositis in a patient with multiple myeloma and review the relevant literature.