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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 970848, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/970848
Case Report

Community-Acquired MRSA Pyomyositis: Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Yale University School of Medicine, Waterbury Hospital Campus, 64 Robbins Street, Pomeroy 3, Waterbury, CT 06721, USA
2Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06511, USA

Received 4 September 2010; Revised 11 December 2010; Accepted 12 January 2011

Academic Editor: Gerd Pluschke

Copyright © 2011 Douglas P. Olson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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