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Lambo lambo

Lambo lambo --> myositis purulenta tropica

a disease observed in samoa and in tropical Africa, marked by pains in the extremities, fever of a remittent or intermittent type, and abscesses in the muscles in various parts of the body (may result in death from sepsis); causative organisms are staphylococcus aureus and streptococcus pyogenes, but usually the disease is associated with parasitic infections.

Synonym: bungpagga, lambo lambo, tropical myositis, tropical pyomyositis.


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