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454 Possible Causes for Fever, Gunshot Wound

  • Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

    METHODS: Retrospective analysis of a collective experience from three large urban trauma centers with 510 patients (316 stab wounds, 194 gunshot wounds) who were hemodynamically[] Fever and leucocytosis are poor indicators of the need for continued postoperative administration in the severely traumatised patient.[] Where colon injury is a possibility, the duration of serial physical examination is extended to 72 ours, watching for fever or a rise in the white cell count.[]

  • Perforated Viscus

    Abstract The cases of 42 patients with low-velocity gunshot wounds to the spine with an associated perforated viscus were reviewed.[] A 40-year-old man presented to the emergency room with fever and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. The fever had been on/off for a period of 1 month.[] Original Article: PDF Only Abstract Author Information Authors The cases of 42 patients with low-velocity gunshot wounds to the spine with an associated perforated viscus[]

  • Paraplegia

    Such events occur as a result of automobile and motorcycle accidents, sporting accidents, falls, and gunshot wounds.[] A 10-year-old boy was admitted with a 1-month history of progressive back pain and low fever for 7 days as well as sudden onset of paraplegia for 1 day.[] .  Associated symptoms (fever: infective causes. seizures, delayed milestones: cerebral cause.[]

  • Osteomyelitis

    Here, we describe an epidemiologically atypical patient who initially presented with fever and altered mental status and later found to have calvarial osteomyelitis, intracranial[] We highlight here the case of a 53-year-old man presenting to hospital 4 years postliver transplant with fever, acute renal failure and a medial thigh lesion.[] A 2-day-old mature male suddenly complained by parents about minimal swelling around the left knee, decreased left extremity motion and no fever.[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Sepsis and upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to duodenal-caval fistula complicated delayed treatment of an abdominal gunshot wound.[] Abstract Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage is not a common complication of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF).[] […] radiographs were performed and sputum specimens were collected from all patients, and those patients without clear signs of pneumonia (positive chest radiograph, positive cough, fever[]

  • Stomach Perforation

    wounds to the abdomen abdominal surgery complications ingestion of foreign objects blunt force trauma to the abdomen How To Diagnose A "Perfed" Bowel The most definitive[] […] patient was readmitted to the PICU, with signs and symptoms of acute abdomen: severe epigastric pain whose intensity increased with the change of position, nausea, vomiting, fever[] A 41-year-old man presented weight loss, low grade fever, and vomiting. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed a large ulcer on the antrum of the stomach.[]

  • Gas Gangrene

    Gunshot wounds, compounded by late presentation with its accompanying florid infections, were seen as the causes in 14 cases of gas gangrene seen at the University of Nigeria[] […] year-old woman, admitted because 3 days earlier she had developed a painful swelling with erythematous cutis in her right iliac fossa and suffered from a seriously increasing fever[] wounds with foreign bodies burns and frostbite IV drug abuse postoperative bowel resection or perforation biliary surgery premature wound closure spontaneous colon cancer[]

  • Pancreatitis

    Ten days prior, he had sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen requiring an exploratory laparotomy for repair of a traumatic left diaphragmatic injury.[] During this time, he experienced increasing fatigue, joint pain, and reported fevers and significant weight loss.[] Seek immediate medical attention if you experience the symptoms of acute pancreatitis, especially severe abdominal pain, vomiting, and fever.[]

  • Brain Abscess

    Infectious organisms enter the brain through a penetrating injury, such as a gunshot wound, or from neurosurgical procedures or facial trauma.[] We present a case of renal allograft recipient who developed fever two weeks post renal transplant. He was initially found to have dengue fever.[] A 65-year-old woman presented with fever and conscious disturbance for 3 days.[]

  • Hematoma

    Trauma can be the result of a car accident, fall, broken bones, gunshot wound or head injury.[] The chest drainage tube was removed on postoperative day 12 because of persistent air leakage, but fever appeared the same day.[] This trauma may include any accident, gunshot wounds, fall from a height etc.Some less common trauma include limb twisting or aggressive sneezing.[]

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