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bacterial myositis guidelines

Robert H Baevsky, Jay T Ishida, Stephen A Lieberman
We report the first case of glossal necrotizing myositis by group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus in an 8-year-old girl on chronic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, immunomodulators, and steroids for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment included partial glossectomy and parenteral antibiotics. After a critical course, full recovery ensued. The subject of necrotizing myositis is reviewed.
2005: MedGenMed: Medscape General Medicine
Ulrich Heininger
UNLABELLED: Influenza virus types A and B cause yearly outbreaks of respiratory tract infections in all age groups including children and adolescents. Complications, such as high fever, febrile convulsions, secondary bacterial infections and myositis frequently lead to hospitalisation. Safe and effective split, subunit and virosome vaccines are available from 6 months of age onwards. Most European countries do have guidelines for the use of influenza vaccines and current strategies primarily aim at decreasing the burden of influenza disease in certain, heterogeneously defined high risk groups...
December 2003: European Journal of Pediatrics
N Ortiz
OBJECTIVE: To review the incidence and causes of the infections and metabolic diseases of the nervous system in patients with systemic neoplasias. DEVELOPMENT: Patients with immunodeficiency, particularly those with hematological neoplasias and persons treated with immunosuppressive drugs have a considerable tendency to infection due to opportunist germs. Infections of the nervous system are relatively rare (0.02%-1%) and the commonest neoplasms are lymphomas, especially those of Hodgkin type and lymphosarcomas...
December 16, 2000: Revista de Neurologia
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