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Myo-fasciitis (Gas Gangrene). Due to fulminating infection usually with Clostridial organisms.
[OCOSH Code: D005734 80466000 A48.0 FAS_GG]

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Macrophagic myofasciitis

Location: http://www.orpha.net/data/patho/GB/uk-myofa.pdf

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 –...
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Macrophagic myofasciitis and aluminium-containing vaccines WHO

Location: http://www.who.int/vaccine_safety/reports/october_1999/en/index.html

The emergence of a new type of histopathological lesion of unknown origin called macrophagic myofasciitis (MMF), characterized by a unique myopathological pattern, has been reported.
MMF is characterized by centripetal infiltration of the epimysium, perimysium and perifascicular endomysium by non-periodic-acid-shiff (PAS) positive cells of macrophage lineage with osmiophilic crystal inclusions....
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Macrophagic myofasciitis associated with vaccine-derived aluminium eMJA

Location: http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/183_03_010805/shi10067_fm.html

Macrophagic myofasciitis is characterised by sheets of macrophages in striated muscle, a few lymphocytes and inconspicuous muscle fibre damage. It is due to aluminium contained in vaccines, and is localised to the inoculation site. We report the first Australian case, detected incidentally when investigating a raised serum creatine kinase level.
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PubMed Search for Myo-fasciitis in the orthopaedic journals

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myofasciitis[All Fields] AND (jrid22024 OR jrid2275 OR jrid2208 OR jrid32471 OR jrid3046 OR jrid1981 OR jrid22800 OR...
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