Post injection myositis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

history of recent gluteal region injection ( for fever ) - 1 week ago. Now complaining of local pain for 1 - 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: 8 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Area of pain shows echogenic - thickened subcutaneous fat with odematous septa. Underlying muscle is also odematous. There is no collection with mobile echoes. There is no hypervascularity.

Case Discussion

Case shows subcutaneous fat and muscle inflammation after local injection. There is no abscess.

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Case information

rID: 49239
Case created: 16th Nov 2016
Last edited: 1st Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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