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Vol. 44. Issue 162.
Pages 82-85 (April - June 2009)
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Vol. 44. Issue 162.
Pages 82-85 (April - June 2009)
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Piomiositis no traumática recurrente en un jugador de fútbol profesional
Gil Rodasa, Carles Pedretb, Ricard Prunac, Lluis Tild, Javier Garaue, Jorge Salmeronf
a Servicios Médicos FC Barcelona. Barcelona. España.
b Centro de Diagnóstico por la Imagen (CDI). Tarragona. Consorci Sanitari del Garraf (Unitat Medicina de l'Espot). Barcelona. España.
c Sports Medicine Physician, FC Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
d Servicios Médicos, Futbol Club Barcelona, Barcelona, España
e Departamento de Medicina. Hospital Universitari Mútua de Terrassa. Terrassa. Barcelona. España.
f Servicio de Radiodiagnóstico Hospital Asepeyo. Sant Cugat del Vallès. Barcelona. España.
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Pyomyositis is an important infection of skeletal muscle frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus. This article presents a case of an elite soccer player with a recurrent history of folliculitis and chronic carrier of S. aureus that in a 6 months period presents two episodes of non-traumatic pyomyositis. After suitable complementary tests, culture of the microorganism and the correct antibiotic treatment, abscesses resolved without any complication.
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