A 11-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency department complaining of pain in the right hip, fever and had developed a noticeable limp sinds one week. He had fallen on his buttock in the swimming pool a few weeks before. Physical examination revealed pain at the mobilisation of the right hip, without limitation of movement. The laboratory data showed increased value CRP (154 mg/l) and leukocytosis at 11300 WBC/µl.
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Van Nieuwenhove S, Haven F, Ghijselings L, Pringot J, Matthys P. Unexpected pyomyositis of right buttock. JBR-BTR. 2011;94(6):355. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.711