Pyomyositis and polyarticular septic arthritis from Hemophilus influenzae in a nonimmunocompromised adult.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe a healthy woman in whom pyomyositis of the left buttock, polyarticular septic arthritis, and meningitis due to Hemophilus influenzae type B developed after pneumonia. Systemic antibiotic therapy and local drainage provided a good result. This is the first case of pyomyositis and the 30th case of septic arthritis from Hemophilus influenzae described in an adult.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jordan, JM; Hsu, VW; Allen, NB

Published Date

  • December 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1190 - 1192

PubMed ID

  • 3501805

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0315-162X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Canada