Physical signs in pyomyositis presenting as a painful hip in children: a case report and review of the literature.

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The incidence of pyomyositis is on the increase worldwide among children and adults. When it involves muscles about the hip it needs to be differentiated from septic arthritis and transient synovitis among other diseases. Lack of awareness of the condition frequently leads to delay in correct diagnosis. We present one case of pyomyositis of the gluteus… (More)

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