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Woo Hyun Ahn  (Ahn WH) 1 Article
Case Report
Pyomyositis of Pyriformis Muscle Caused by Vigorous Exercise and Acupuncture in a Healthy Boy
Joo Hun Choi, Seo Jeong Kim, Woo Hyun Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(11):1608-1611.   Published online November 15, 1997
A case of pyomyositis of right pyriformis and iliacus muscle in a healthy 13 year old male patient is presented and discussed. Pyomyositis is a primary acute bacterial infection of large skeletal muscles, associated with abscess formation. Since pyomyositis has been reported mainly in tropical countries and is rare in temperate climates, the name ' tropical myositis' is often used. Outside the tropics, pyomyositis...
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