Medical Definition of Tropical myositis

1. A disease observed in Samoa and in tropical Africa, marked by pains in the extremities, fever of a remittent or intermittent type, and abscesses in the muscles in various parts of the body (may result in death from sepsis); causative organisms are Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes, but usually the disease is associated with parasitic infections. Synonym: bungpagga, lambo lambo, tropical myositis, tropical pyomyositis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tropical Myositis

tropical canine pancytopenia
tropical climate
tropical cyclone
tropical cyclones
tropical depression
tropical depressions
tropical diarrhoea
tropical disease
tropical diseases
tropical eczema
tropical eosinophilia
tropical geometry
tropical mask
tropical measles
tropical medicine
tropical myositis (current term)
tropical pitcher plant
tropical prawn
tropical pyomyositis
tropical rain forest
tropical rainforest
tropical sore
tropical splenomegaly
tropical splenomegaly syndrome
tropical sprue
tropical storm
tropical storms
tropical typhus
tropical ulcer
tropical year

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