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33 Possible Causes for Gas Gangrene, Legionnaires' Disease, Staphylococcal Pneumonia

  • 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[…][]

  • Agranulocytosis

    A 26-year-old man with history of schizophrenia was admitted for neutropaenia. He was started on clozapine 3 months prior to admission. As a result he had weekly monitoring of his blood counts and on day of admission was noted to have an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of 450 cells/μL. He was admitted for[…][]

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    BACKGROUND: The morphological changes in activated neutrophils associated with antituberculosis drugs can be measured by volume, conductivity, and scatter (VCS) technology on the Coulter LH750 hematology analyzer. We conducted the current study to further validate the clinical usefulness of the neutrophil VCS[…][]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    Legionnaire's disease was diagnosed by simple immunologic studies and successfully treated with erythromycin.[] Disease: Proceedings 128,7,1 4 von: Ethics manual 156,1,Pt.2,Suppl. 6 von: American College of Physicians: American College of Physicians ethics manual Standardnummern ISSN[] 8; 67,3,2 7 von: [Annals of internal medicine / Supplement] 53,7 13; 56,2,2 14; 59,5,2 15; 61,5,2 16 von: Rheumatism and arthritis 90,4 1 von: International Symposium on Legionnaire's[]

  • 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[] gangrene 6 weeks after an 8-week course of alemtuzumab; and one report of a patient with cll treated with 3 courses of alemtuzumab over a 3-year period) Evaluation of patients[]

  • Gangrene and Necrosis of the Lung

    Suppuration L. often develop as a complication of pneumonia, especially of influenza in children, the most common cause is staphylococcal pneumonia.[] Legionella Pneumonia The eponym legionnaires' disease has been given to a serious pneumonia that afflicted people attending the American Legion Convention in Philadelphia[] 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[]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    This is of interest because shortly after the identification of SEB in the 1950's there were many cases of staphylococcal pneumonia following the flu in the New England area[] We report national surveillance of Legionnairesdisease in China.[] If patients present with hypotension and evidence of a necrotizing process have crepitus or radiographic evidence of gas in the tissue, either gas gangrene caused by Clostridium[]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    […] disease Laboratory medicine Laboratory methods Lactose intolerance Laparoscopic surgery Large intestine Laryngeal carcinoma Laryngitis Larynx Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease Legionellosis[] gangrene Gastric cancer Gastrinoma Gastroesophageal reflux disease Gastrointestinal bleeding Gastrointestinal tract Gene expression and transcription General bacteriology[] Food poisoning Foot deformities Forearm, wrist, and hand Foreign body aspiration Friedreich ataxia Frontotemporal dementia Fundamentals of pharmacology Gallbladder and bile Gas[]

  • Gram-Negative Pneumonia

    , having a high severity of illness, similar to gram-negative and staphylococcal pneumonia.[] .-) Legionnaires' disease ( A48.1 ) spirochetal pneumonia ( A69.8 ) J15.0 Pneumonia due to Klebsiella pneumoniae J15.1 Pneumonia due to Pseudomonas J15.2 Pneumonia due to[] gangrene C. botulinum: botulism Pleiomorphic C.[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    Community-acquired staphylococcal pneumonia. J Bras Pneumol. 2008; 34(9):683–9. pmid:18982205 View Article PubMed/NCBI Google Scholar 24.[] Risk factors for domestic acquisition of legionnaires disease. Ohio Legionnaires Disease Group. Arch Intern Med. 1996;156:1685–92. 15. Stout JE, Yu VL. Legionellosis.[] gangrene CHARACTERISTICS : Streptococcus pyogenes is an aerobic, gram-positive extracellular bacterium ( 1 , 2 ) .[]