Pyomyositis during induction chemotherapy for acute lymphocytic leukemia.


PURPOSE Pyomyositis is a rare disease in temperate climate regions and frequently has a subacute presentation. Because of this, the entity is often misdiagnosed. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two boys with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) who presented with muscle pain, shortly after receiving induction chemotherapy, were evaluated. RESULTS Presenting physical… (More)


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