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Pyomyositis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Pyomyositis
Tree Number(s)
C01.830.767
C05.651.594.909
C10.668.491.562.787
Unique ID
D052880
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052880
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Tropical Myositis
Previous Indexing
Myositis (1965-2006)
Staphylococcal Infections (1965-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Pyomyositis Preferred
Tropical Myositis Related
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