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|Title:||Myositis complicating benzathine penicillin-G injection in a case of rheumatic heart disease.|
|Citation:||IDCases 2016; 4: 6-7|
|Abstract:||A 7-year old boy developed myositis secondary to intramuscular injection of benzathine penicillin-G in the context of secondary prophylaxis for rheumatic heart disease. Side effects of intramuscular delivery of benzathine penicillin-G are well described and include injection site pain and inflammation, but myositis, as depicted on magnetic resonance imaging in this case, has not previously been described.|
|Click to open PubMed article:||https://www.ezpdhcs.nt.gov.au/login?url=https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed//27051573|
|Appears in Collections:||(a) NT Health Research Collection|
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