• A 30-year-old man had a "flu-like" syndrome followed by clinical and laboratory evidence of myositis localized in both thighs. Serum neutralization test results were compatible with enterovirus echo 9 infection. Severe myoglobinuria dominated the clinical picture. We discuss other possible manifestations of enterovirus echo 9 infections. To our knowledge, this report is the first describing myositis caused by enterovirus echo 9.
Ulrich W. Jehn, Michael K. Fink. Myositis, Myoglobinemia, and Myoglobinuria Associated With Enterovirus Echo 9 Infection. Arch Neurol. 1980;37(7):457–458. doi:10.1001/archneur.1980.00500560087016
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