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17 Possible Causes for Abdominal Actinomycosis, Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Gas Gangrene

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is a serious metabolic disease that is often associated with vascular complications. There are 1.9 million people living with Diabetes in Ethiopia; diabetes mellitus is found to be the ninth leading cause of death related to its complications. Although the rate of vascular[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    A chest X-ray, blood tests, and other tests are done to assess your general well-being. What is the treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia?[patient.info] A chest X-ray , blood tests, and other tests are done to assess your general well-being. What is the treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia?[patient.info] The aim of treatment is to kill all the abnormal cells. This then allows the bone marrow to function normally again and produce normal blood cells.[patient.info]

  • Blast Phase

    Abstract Chronic myeloid leukemia blast phase (CML-BP) cells commonly express the multidrug transporter, P-glycoprotein (Pgp). To determine whether Pgp inhibition improves treatment outcome in CML-BP, the Southwest Oncology Group performed a randomized, controlled trial testing the benefit of the Pgp modulator,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    […] pneumonia ( actinomycosis ) Peptostreptococcus : Oral, respiratory, and intra-abdominal infections Propionibacterium: Foreign body infections (eg, in a cerebrospinal fluid[merckmanuals.com] Name the organism (genus and species) that is the most common cause of gas gangrene. 2. Define and explain the terms debridement and crepitation.[brainscape.com] Actinomycosis is an uncommon bacterial infection that has a characteristic chronic indolent course.[antimicrobe.org]

  • Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia

    A chest X-ray, blood tests, and other tests are done to assess your general well-being. What is the treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia?[patient.info] The aim of treatment is to kill all the abnormal cells. This then allows the bone marrow to function normally again and produce normal blood cells.[patient.info]

  • Lingular Pneumonia

    Scharfen J (1975) Untraditional glucose fermenting actinomycetes as human pathogens: II Rothia dentocariosa as a cause of abdominal actinomycosis and a pathogen for mice.[link.springer.com] x-ray seen below is not technically adequate.[med-ed.virginia.edu] Ideally, surgical intervention is kept to a minimum, but this is not always possible if there are mass effects from gas and fluid in the pleural cavity or pulmonary gangrene[pneumonia.biomedcentral.com]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    A42.1 Abdominal actinomycosis A42.2 Cervicofacial actinomycosis A42.7 Actinomycotic sepsis A42.81 Actinomycotic meningitis A42.82 Actinomycotic encephalitis A42.89 Other[medicbind.com] At the time of diagnosis, fever 2 weeks plus 5 kg weight loss was reported in 16 (80%) patients, abnormal chest X-rays in 7/17 (41%), and positive sputum cultures in 10 (50%[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gangrene 37 Yellow fever 38 Malaria 39 Other diseases due to protozoa 40 Ankylostomiasis 41 41a Hydatid cysts of liver 41b Hydatid cysts of other organs 42 Other diseases[meb.ki.se]

  • Sepsis

    A42.0 Pulmonary actinomycosis A42.1 Abdominal actinomycosis A42.2 Cervicofacial actinomycosis A42.7 Actinomycotic sepsis A42.8 Other forms of actinomycosis A42.81 Actinomycotic[icd10data.com] […] or CT scan), an abnormal chest x-ray consistent with pneumonia (with focal opacification), or petechiae, purpura, or purpura fulminans may be evident of infection.[en.wikipedia.org] The following are organ system–specific etiologies of possible sepsis: Skin/soft tissue: Necrotizing fasciitis, cellulitis, myonecrosis, or gas gangrene, among others, with[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Liver Abscess

    PubMed PubMed Central View Article Google Scholar Cintron JR, Del Pino A, Duarte B, Wood D: Abdominal actinomycosis.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] USGM of the liver X-Ray of the chest to see whether there is any pneumonitis or effusion caused by the irritation of the nearby abscess TC -Leukocytosis LFT - Abnormal liver[slideshare.net] It is a normal inhabitant of the human bowel and a common cause of food poisoning, notoriously leading to tissue necrosis and gas gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Omental Infarction

    Abdominal actinomycosis: CT findings in 10 patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1993;161:791–794. [PubMed] [Google Scholar] 21. Dooley DP, Reddy RK, Smith CE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A chest X-ray film was normal, while abdominal sonography and CT revealed an ill-defined mass with heterogeneous echogenicity/attenuation, about 3 cm 7 cm in size, located[wjgnet.com] […] sites - see Alphabetical Index gas gangrene ( A48.0 ) pyoderma gangrenosum ( L88 ) Type 2 Excludes gangrene in diabetes mellitus ( E08-E13 with .52) intestine, intestinal[icd10data.com]