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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 136-138

Painful leg in a diabetic patient: an unusual cause (pyomyositis)

Department of Medicine, ASCOMS & Hospitals, Jammu, J&K, India

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Sanjay Bhat
Consultant Medicine, ASCOMS & Hospital, Sidhra, Jammu, 180017, J&K
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1110-7782.145318

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Pyomyositis, a rare condition can involve perfectly healthy individuals but is generally a disease of immunocompromised like diabetic patients. Probably, the result of transient bacteraemia characteristically involve muscles of lower limbs. Clinically to begin with, can mimic other non-infective musculoskeletal disease which often result in the delay of diagnosis.

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