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Archives de pédiatrie
Volume 15, n° 8
pages 1304-1307 (août 2008)
Doi : 10.1016/j.arcped.2008.04.025
Received : 27 September 2007 ;  accepted : 22 April 2008
Boiterie fébrile chez l’adolescent : à propos de 2 observations de pyomyosite
Limp with fever in adolescent: About 2 cases of pyomyositis

E. Bodart 1, , F. Motte 1, M. Michel 2, D. Tuerlinckx 1
1 Service de pédiatrie et de pneumologie de l’enfant, cliniques universitaires UCL de Mont-Godinne, avenue G.-Therasse, 5530 Yvoir, Belgique 
2 Service de pédiatrie, clinique Saint-Pierre, 1340 Ottignies, Belgique 

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À propos de 2 observations de boiterie fébrile chez l’adolescent survenue dans le décours d’un effort musculaire intense, les auteurs revoient l’étiopathogénie, l’incidence, la mise au point biologique et radiologique et le traitement de la pyomyosite bactérienne. Un diagnostic et une prise en charge précoces sont les garants d’une bonne évolution.

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The authors report on 2 cases of limp with fever in adolescents, which developed after vigorous physical activity and were due to pyomyositis. Clinical, biological and radiological findings of the disorder are reviewed. Treatment is discussed. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial for good prognosis.

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Mots clés : Boiterie, Adolescent, Pyomyosite

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