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130 Possible Causes for Anal Fissure, Gas Gangrene

  • HIV Infection

    A 36-year-old Caucasian homosexual man was found to have HIV infection on routine screening. He had an eight-year history of chronic diarrhoea, which pre-dated the HIV diagnosis and did not improve after the introduction of combination antiretroviral therapy. After referral to the Gastroenterology department, he[…][]

  • Agranulocytosis

    The Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease characterized by a lymphocytic infiltration of salivary and lacrimal glands. Hematological manifestations of primary SS (pSS) usually consist of mild anemia, thrombocytopenia, moderate neutropenia, and lymphopenia. Agranulocytosis is rarely reported and usually[…][]

  • Perianal Abscess

    Fournier's disease is an uncommon form of gas gangrene involving the scrotum and perineum.[] This includes diabetes, HIV, Crohn’s disease, low immunity, pregnancy, presence of foreign bodies in the anus, sexually transmitted disease, and anal fissures.[] The patient was diagnosed with Fournier's gangrene caused by infection with Clostridium in combination with other species of bacteria.[]

  • Subcutaneous Emphysema

    BACKGROUND: Subcutaneous emphysema of a limb after acute injury is classically associated with gas gangrene. Delayed management can result in amputation and death.[] fissures, and colonic perforations.[] Post traumatic crepitation falsely suggesting gas gangrene. N Engl J Med 1968 ; 278 : 756 –61. Green RJ, Dafoe DC, Raffin TA. Necrotising fascitis.[]

  • Gangrene of the Scrotum

    Abstract Two cases of gas-forming Fournier's gangrene were recently treated in a urology department.[] […] region, anal fissures, and colonic perforations, which are caused by colorectal injury, as a result of colorectal malignancy, inflammatory bowel disease, colonic diverticulitis[] fissures, colonic perforations, diverticulitis, hemorrhoidectomy, inflammatory bowel disease, and malignancy. 2,7-9 Urogenital sources of FG include urethral strictures,[]

  • Gas Gangrene

    […] than posttruamatic and postoperative gas gangrene.[] fissures and colonic perforations [ 1, 5, 7, 14, 15 ].[] Gas gangrene (also known as clostridial myonecrosis and myonecrosis) is a bacterial infection that produces gas in tissues in gangrene.[]

  • Granuloma Inguinale

    gangrene Herpes simplex virus (HSV) Behçet syndrome Pyoderma gangrenosum Tumors – Squamous cell carcinoma , basal cell carcinoma , melanoma Ecthyma gangrenosum Crohn disease[] […] superinfected traumatic erosions Chancroid Lymphogranuloma venereum Syphilis – Condyloma lata Amebiasis Tuberculous chancre Condyloma acuminata Buschke-Lowenstein tumor Fournier or gas[]

  • Penile Gangrene

    As Clostridia grow, they produce poisonous toxins and gas; therefore, the condition is called gas gangrene. What Causes Gangrene?[] […] region, anal fissures, and colonic perforations, which are caused by colorectal injury, as a result of colorectal malignancy, inflammatory bowel disease, colonic diverticulitis[] fissure excision; steroid enemas for radiation proctitis; and rectal cancer may lead to Fournier's gangrene.[]

  • Rectal Obstruction

    Gas in the bowel wall (pneumatosis intestinalis) indicates gangrene.[] Overview of anal fissure, perianal abscess, and anal fistula Three common and painful conditions that can affect the anus are an anal fissure, perianal abscess, and anal fistula[] Anal Fissure What is an anal fissure? This is a fairly common condition in which the lining of the anal canal becomes torn.[]

  • Fournier Gangrene

    […] sites - see Alphabetical Index gas gangrene ( A48.0 ) pyoderma gangrenosum ( L88 ) Type 2 Excludes gangrene in diabetes mellitus ( E08-E13 with .52) Fournier N49.3 scrotum[] fissures; anal fistula; and colonic perforations.[] This is commonly seen in wet gangrene. Injury to the blood vessels coupled with infections. This is seen in traumatic gas gangrene.[]

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