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  • n. necrosis of muscle tissue

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  • n. localized death of muscle cell fibers

Etymologies

myo- +‎ necrosis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Saavedra A, et al. Soft-tissue infections: Erysipelas, cellulitis, gangrenous cellulitis, and myonecrosis.

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  • Cuisset T, Frere C, Quilici J, Morange PE, Nait-Saidi L, et al. (2007) High post-treatment platelet reactivity is associated with a high incidence of myonecrosis after stenting for non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes.

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  • Exploratory fasciotomy: to confirm myonecrosis without suppuration - its hallmark v. Emergent radical debridement vi.

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  • Support of clinical suspicion by 2 ubiquitous laboratory tests: gram staining - of exudates from bullae / muscles to indicate GABHS infection; and CPK estimation - to indicate myonecrosis. iii.

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