Pyomyositis: a limping diagnosis
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A painful hip as presenting symptom in a young child has a broad differential diagnosis. However, when there is associated fever, some diagnoses are more likely, such as septic arthritis and osteomyelitis. Pyomyositis involving the pelvic obturator muscles is a rare entity. Here we present a case of pyomyositis of the obturator muscles in a 9-year-old boy, presented with a painful hip and fever.
KeywordsOsteomyelitis Bone Scintigraphy Septic Arthritis Infectious Process Flucloxacilline
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