Spontaneous pyomyositis in a patient with Felty's syndrome: diagnosis using computerized tomography.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Spontaneous pyomyositis, or so-called tropical pyomyositis, developed in the hamstring muscles of a 62-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis and Felty's syndrome. The diagnosis was confirmed by computerized tomography, and the appropriate muscle compartment was surgically drained.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lachiewicz, PF; Hadler, NM

Published Date

  • August 1, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 79 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1047 - 1048

PubMed ID

  • 3738584

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-198608000-00038


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States