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12 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Disseminated Cryptococcosis, 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]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    In some cases a lymph-node biopsy involving a small surgical procedure is necessary performed under a general anaesthetic Chest-x rays (to detect a chest infection or other[leukaemia.org.nz] Duplicate publication ( n 1) Anecdotal case reports ( n 3: one report of severe immune thrombocytopenic purpura following a 10-week course of alemtuzumab; one report of gas[pubmedcentral.nih.gov] Chest X-rays—X-rays help doctors look for tumors in the chest and lungs or evidence of infection.[northwell.edu]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    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] We report a case of cryptococcosis with pulmonary involvement in a patient with coexisting disseminated TB in HIV infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • Septic Abortion

    A chest X-ray can show fluid in your lungs or pneumonia. An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) can uncover abnormal heart rhythms. An EKG monitors your heart rate.[healthline.com] Grade 2 • Antibiotic anti gas gangrene, anti tetanus serum and analgesics as grade 1 • Surgery: • Evacuation of the uterus- Should be withheld for at least 48hrs when the[slideshare.net] Reported herein is the case of a young gravid woman, who initially presented with vague systemic symptoms that evolved into a disseminated cryptococcosis, which was resistant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epidural Abscess

    During a series of visits back-and-forth between the emergency room and his primary care doctor, no abnormalities were found on chest x-ray, shoulder x-ray, EKG, and MRI.[theexpertinstitute.com] Gas gangrene is most often caused by Clostridium perfringens infection. Gas gangrene is a medical emergency that develops suddenly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Disseminated fungal infections such as cryptococcosis, aspergillosis, and blastomycosis are rare causes and usually arise in immunocompromised patients. 18 Aspergillus species[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Myositis

    A chest x-ray was performed, which showed cardiomegaly at the expense of atria and fissural thickening with right costophrenic impingement.[revistanefrologia.com] gangrene?[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] Disseminated cryptococcosis with muscular involvement. J. Infect. Dis. 151 : 567. [ PubMed ] 117. Johnson, D. A., P. L. Aulicino, and J. G. Newby. 1984.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disorder of the Hypopharynx

    Chest X-ray If your doctor suspects that the cancer has spread to your lungs, you’ll need a chest X-ray to check for abnormalities.[healthline.com] - see Alphabetical Index gas gangrene ( A48.0 ) pyoderma gangrenosum ( L88 ) Type 2 Excludes gangrene in diabetes mellitus ( E08-E13 with .52) retropharyngeal J39.2 Hyperesthesia[icd10data.com] Fungal Infections Fungal infections, including cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis, and coccidioidomycosis, can manifest as a cervical mass in the HIV-infected patient.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]