Pyomyositis in children: report of three cases and review of the literature

In temperate places, pyomyositis is uncommon in children and adolescents. We report 3 cases of pyomyositis in boys aged 11, 13 and 16 years. Staphylococcus aureus was the etiologic agent in all cases. Antibiotics therapy alone, or associated to surgical treatment was performed to resolve the infections. We describe the clinical and radiological work-up used… CONTINUE READING