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17 Possible Causes for Gas Gangrene, Hypermagnesemia

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Also called: Diabetes mellitus, DM Summary Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy. With type 1 diabetes, your body does not make insulin. With type 2[…][nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    , Helen Walker, Fiona Oliver, Keith Wheatley, Christine Harrison, Georgina Harrison, John Rees, Ian Hann, Richard Stevens, Alan Burnett and Anthony Goldstone Blood 1998 92:2322-2333; Abstract Cytogenetics is considered one of the most valuable prognostic determinants in acute myeloid leukemia (AML). However, many[…][bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org]

  • Massive Hepatic Necrosis

    He had fever from 103.8 down to 96 F, became jaundiced (an orange-red hue), and was treated with an exchange transfusion, antibiotics, steroids, and gas gangrene antitoxin[nap.edu]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Gas in the bowel wall (pneumatosis intestinalis) indicates gangrene.[merckmanuals.com] Disorders of the large intestine Meconium plug syndrome Anorectal malformation Hirschsprung’s disease Small left colon syndrome Other causes Narcotics Electrolyte abnormalities; hypermagnesemia[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] In cecal volvulus, there may be a large gas bubble in the mid-abdomen or left upper quadrant.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Sepsis

    2010 Calcium Calcium administration is not recommended for pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest in the absence of documented hypocalcemia, calcium channel blocker overdose, hypermagnesemia[doi.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]

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    It was found to be highly effective for treating carbon monoxide poisoning and gas gangrene.[web.archive.org] Calcium chloride is recommended for patients with hyperkalemia, hypermagnesemia, hypocalcemia, or calcium channel blocker toxicity.[merckmanuals.com] The presence of a low plasma magnesium concentration has been associated with poor prognosis in cardiac arrest patients. 208, 213 – 216 Hypermagnesemia Hypermagnesemia is[doi.org]

  • Rectal Obstruction

    Gas in the bowel wall (pneumatosis intestinalis) indicates gangrene.[merckmanuals.com] Disorders of the large intestine Meconium plug syndrome Anorectal malformation Hirschsprung’s disease Small left colon syndrome Other causes Narcotics Electrolyte abnormalities; hypermagnesemia[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] infants of mothers who have diabetes or an abnormal glucose tolerance test. 16 Other infants are hypoglycemic or septic and, in others, an association with hypothyroidism, hypermagnesemia[aafp.org]

  • Septicemia

    2010 Calcium Calcium administration is not recommended for pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest in the absence of documented hypocalcemia, calcium channel blocker overdose, hypermagnesemia[doi.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]

  • Lymphangitis

    […] sites - see Alphabetical Index gas gangrene ( A48.0 ) pyoderma gangrenosum ( L88 ) Type 2 Excludes gangrene in diabetes mellitus ( E08-E13 with .52) lymphangitis I89.1 Lymphangitis[icd10data.com] 0.69 Mb. hyperkeratoses hyperkeratosis hyperkeratotic hyperkinesia hyperkinesis hyperkinetic hyperlipemia hyperlipemic hyperlipidemia hyperlipidemic hyperlipoproteinemia hypermagnesemia[azkurs.org] Strictly speaking, ‘gas gangrene’ refers to clostridial myonecrosis and cellulitis with gas formation.[surgwiki.com]

  • Disorder of Sulfur-Bearing Amino Acid Metabolism

    gangrene A48.1 Legionnaires' disease A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever] A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever A48.5 Other specified[eicd10.com] Primary, I, II ) Mineral Cu Wilson's disease / Menkes disease - Fe Haemochromatosis - Zn Acrodermatitis enteropathica - PO 4 3 Hypophosphatemia / Hypophosphatasia - Mg 2 Hypermagnesemia[wikidoc.org] […] phosphatase deficiency Familial hypophosphataemia Hypophosphatasia Vitamin-D-resistant osteomalacia Vitamin-D-resistant rickets ( E 83.4) Disorders of magnesium metabolism Hypermagnesemia[chemeurope.com]

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