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Post Streptococcal Myalgia: An Under-recognized Clinical Syndrome

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Post streptococcal myalgia (PSM) is an under-recognized non-infectious sequelae of streptococcal infection in children. The authors report a case of PSM in an 11-year-old boy along with a review of previously reported cases. The diagnosis of PSM should be considered in children presenting with acute myalgia and high Anti-Streptolysin O titres.

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TA, CV; managed the case, did literature search and drafted the manuscript, TA; will act as the guarantor.

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Arun Babu, T., Venkatesh, C. Post Streptococcal Myalgia: An Under-recognized Clinical Syndrome. Indian J Pediatr 79, 383–385 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12098-011-0507-9

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Keywords

  • Post streptococcal myalgia
  • Non-infectious sequelae
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Children