Myo-fasciitis (Gas Gangrene). Due to fulminating infection usually with Clostridial organisms.
[OCOSH Code: D005734 80466000 A48.0 FAS_GG]
A new inflammatory myopathy, called macrophagic myofasciitis, is being seen in increasing numbers. The disease usually affects
adults, with no sex predominance. Macrophagic myofasciitis generally becomes manifest as muscle pain
(myalgias) of variable intensity, observed in 95% of the patients, usually associated with chronic
debilitating fatigue (90%). Myalgias predominantly affect the limbs â€“...
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