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32 Possible Causes for Gas Gangrene, Pelvic Actinomycosis

  • 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[…][]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of lympho-hematopoietic neoplasms is increasingly based on genetic criteria. Here, we focus on changes that, as compared to the 2001 edition, were introduced into the 2008 WHO classification of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and related precursor neoplasms. The[…][]

  • Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia

    Abstract Acute myeloid leukemia with inv(16)(p13q22), also known as M4Eo, is a distinct type of leukemia with characteristic clinicopathologic and cytogenetic features. Patients with M4Eo have monocytosis, high blast counts, and abnormal bone marrow eosinophils that contain large basophilic granules. The inv(16)(p13q22)[…][]

  • 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,[…][]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Name the organism (genus and species) that is the most common cause of gas gangrene. 2. Define and explain the terms debridement and crepitation.[] Pelvic actinomycosis associated with intrauterine device might mimic pelvic malignancy and A. israelii may cause localized tumor-like infections.[] […] infections and aspiration pneumonia ( actinomycosis ) Peptostreptococcus : Oral, respiratory, and intra-abdominal infections Propionibacterium: Foreign body infections (eg[]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    gangrene 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Clostridial cellulitis Clostridial myonecrosis ankle - see Abscess, lower limb anorectal K61.2 ICD-10-CM[] Yeguez JF, Martinez SA, Sands LR, Hellinger MD: Pelvic Actinomycosis presenting as Malignant large bowel obstruction: a case report and a review of the literature.[] Other amebic infections 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Amebic appendicitis Amebic splenic abscess anerobic A48.0 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A48.0 Gas[]

  • Gangrenous Cystitis

    Striling WC, Hopkins GA: Gangrene of the bladder. Review of two hundred seven cases; report of two personal cases. J Urol 1934;31:517–525.[] Actinomycosis Koshiyama and associates described a patient who presented with a pelvic tumor that mimicked an advanced ovarian carcinoma; the tumor had invaded the urinary[] Gas Gangrene Gas gangrene occurs when a specific bacteria, Clostridium, invades an area where the blood supply has been reduced.[]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Gas in the bowel wall (pneumatosis intestinalis) indicates gangrene.[] We report the case of a 49-year-old woman with large bowel obstruction secondary to extensive pelvic actinomycosis involving the rectosigmoid and cecum.[] Mashour GA, Peterfreund RA. Spinal anesthesia and Ogilvie's syndrome. J Clin Anesth . 2005 Mar. 17(2):122-3. [Medline] . Spira IA, Wolff WI.[]

  • Oophoritis

    […] and management of patients with suspected salpingo-oophoritis. ( 6451175 ) Ledger W.J. 1980 8 [Chronic recurring salpingo-oophoritis]. ( 4497791 ) KulavskiA- V.A. 1974 9 Gas[] @article{b96b3566469d4857b72c1dd99a095257, title "Bilateral xanthogranulomatous oophoritis with multiple liver abscesses secondary to Actinomycosis", abstract "Pelvic inflammatory[] […] cause oophoritis are mumps (in approximately 5% of cases, with similar symptoms to PID), mycobacterium tuberculosis in its extrapulmonary forms (characterized by chronic pelvic[]

  • Pyosalpinx

    - Infections or collections of the soft tissues (abscesses, flegmons, gas gangrene). - Suppurated collections in various serous cavities (pleura, peritoneum, synovial joint[] Pelvic actinomycosis in association with an intrauterine device.[] Also addressed is new information regarding the role of actinomycosis in pelvic infections; current problems such as toxic shock syndrome and acquired immune deficiency syndrome[]

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