A Case Report on Parvovirus B19 Associated Myositis

Abstract

Introduction. Whilst there are reports of viral myopathies affecting children and the immunocompromised, infective myositis is a relatively rare inflammatory myopathy in adults. The clinical spectrum can range from benign myalgias to more serious complications in certain risk groups. Case Presentation. We present two cases of myositis as a result of parvovirus B19 infection. Conclusion. Viral myositis and parvovirus B19 associated myositis should be considered in adults presenting with significant myalgia.

DOI: 10.1155/2012/250537

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@inproceedings{Oliver2012ACR, title={A Case Report on Parvovirus B19 Associated Myositis}, author={Nathan D. Oliver and Auleen M Millar and Adrian Pendleton}, booktitle={Case reports in rheumatology}, year={2012} }