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171 Possible Causes for Fever, Gas Gangrene, Pneumococcal Pneumonia

  • Agranulocytosis

    Here is the case of a 14-year Thai boy presenting with fever and diarrhea for 3 days.[] Alcohol may contribute to neutropenia by inhibiting the neutrophilic response of the marrow during some infections (eg, pneumococcal pneumonia).[] Here we present a case of a 4-year-old boy who developed life-threatening agranulocytosis, anemia, and marked plasmacytosis in his bone marrow after dipyrone use for fever[]

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    Alcohol may contribute to neutropenia by inhibiting the neutrophilic response of the marrow during some infections (eg, pneumococcal pneumonia).[] In any case, the clinical presentation is distinguished by the appearance of localized infections, and in more severe neutropenia, systemic signs (fever, malaise, weight loss[] Patients typically experience acute, severe neutropenia, or agranulocytosis ( 9 neutrophils/L) and symptoms of fever, chills, sore throat, and muscle and joint pain.[]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    A patient with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia developed progressive lung infiltrates and unremitting fevers during a profound neutropenic state.[] Acute leukemias affect immature cells; the disease develops rapidly, with symptoms including anemia, fever, bleeding, and swelling of the lymph nodes.[] […] for an enlarged spleen or splenic rupture Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) ARDS has been reported in patients receiving NEUPOGEN Evaluate patients who develop fever[]

  • Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia

    A 65-year-old Japanese woman developed low grade fever, headache and exanthema.[] After GO administration, the patient exhibited mild VOD and severe pancytopenia with a sustained high fever for 6 weeks without evident infection.[] CASE REPORT A 74-year-old Hispanic woman from Ecuador presented to the emergency department with a five-day history of fever, jaundice, and right upper quadrant abdominal[]

  • Blast Phase

    In December 2015, he presented at our hospital with fever and lumbago.[] […] blood cells are almost exclusively blast cells of the type characteristic of leukemia; usually accompanied by a decrease in numbers of other formed elements of the blood, fever[] Blast phase most commonly presents clinically as fever, splenomegaly, and bone pain.[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    ., to prevent influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia). Prognosis Diabetes is a chronic disease whose symptoms can be ameliorated and life prolonged by proper therapy.[] 24 (100) 70 (97) Fever 17 (71) 62 (86) 0.22 (0.06, 0.88) 0.032 Fever without infectious illness 9 (38) 22 (31) 1.21 (0.44, 3.30) 0.715 Fever with any infectious illness 14[] At admission, she presented with a fever, chills, nausea, low back pain, and malaise, which were followed by progressive renal dysfunction.[]

  • HIV Infection

    […] case reports about drug fever due to piperacillin/tazobactam with other comorbidities.[] After detection of urinary pneumococcal antigen, the antibacterial regimen was changed to ceftriaxone and vancomycin for pneumococcal pneumonia.[] pneumonia and infections caused by atypical organisms (i.e., Legionella species) or other opportunistic pathogens should also be considered, depending on CD4 lymphocyte counts[]

  • Appendicitis

    The second case is a 7-year-old male patient who began with intermittent fevers and lower quadrant abdominal pain, showing increased WBC count and CRP.[] For pneumococcal and H influenzae type B pneumonia, we estimated the causal fraction from vaccine efficacy studies. 62 - 64 For pneumococcal pneumonia, we included data from[] Diagnosis of incomplete and atypical Kawasaki disease (KD) in infants is also a challenging aspect and there is no gold standard for this diagnosis and sometimes fever is[]

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    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[] The symptoms of this infection range from a silent infection to fever, enlargement of the liver and spleen, weight loss, and pancytopenia.[] BACKGROUND: Streptococcus pneumoniae causes substantial morbidity in patients with CLL, a group known to respond poorly to polysaccharide vaccines.[]

  • Gangrene and Necrosis of the Lung

    Gangrene (Medical Encyclopedia) Gas gangrene (Medical Encyclopedia) [ Read More ] Lung Diseases When you breathe, your lungs take in oxygen from the air and deliver it to[] Visit our Pediatric Community Case summary A 4-year-old girl, previously healthy, presented with 3 days of cough, sore throat, and fevers.[] In general, complete recovery can be anticipated in children with bacteremic necrotizing pneumococcal pneumonia contrary to what is seen in adults 4.[]

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