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Acute transient myositis due to Toxocara.
  1. S S Walsh,
  2. W J Robson,
  3. C A Hart
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital (Alder Hey).

    Abstract

    Two children presented with spontaneous, isolated swelling of the lower half of the left leg; this was diagnosed as acute myositis of unknown aetiology. Further investigations showed antibodies to Toxocara. The symptoms resolved within 72 hours and the children were discharged on no treatment.

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