International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Inferior Rectus Pyomyositis- A Rare Case Report

Dr. Bratin Manna [2]


Abstract: Pyomyositis is acute primary bacterial infection of skeletal muscle. Any skeletal muscle can be involved with least chance to extra-ocular muscle. A healthy 17 years old male presented to the OPD with chief complain of sudden onset of pain, swelling and redness and diminution of vision and diplopia in right eye for 4 days duration. CT scan orbit showed a typical hypodense rim enhancing lesion involving the right inferior rectus muscle. Intra-venous Co-amoxyclav was initiated and symptoms were started to improve after 2 days.


Keywords: Pyomyositis, Extra-ocular muscle, Diplopia, Co-amoxyclav, Intra-venous


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016,


Pages: 1869 - 1870



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