tropical myositis

tropical myositis

[‚träp·ə·kəl ‚mī·ə′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
A severe purulent infection of muscle or a muscle group, usually in the leg, decompression drainage is frequently necessary.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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