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Atypical presentation of pyomyositis in a young immunocompetent male with history of prior neck trauma: a case report
Journal of Otolaryngology-ENT Research
The differential diagnosis for a neck mass in an adult can be broad. Often, we focus on the most obvious causes, including malignant or congenital causes. We present an unusual manifestation of neck swelling, specifically pyomyositis in an adult male with history of remote blunt neck trauma. Case presentation: An otherwise healthy 22-year-old African American male presented with a 3-month history of progressive left-sided neck swelling and pain refractory to antibiotics and steroids. Aside fromdoi:10.15406/joentr.2018.10.00363 fatcat:4c5oijcoozb6pmsrfya4tovv6q