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70 Possible Causes for Gas Gangrene, Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia, Staphylococcal Pneumonia

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    carinii pneumonia (PCP) 9.[] Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP) a. Common in patients who have been on corticosteroids (not necessarily neutropenic) b.[] […] vancomycin 1gm every 12 hours (renal dosing required) Suspected abdominal source: add metronidazole 500mg q8 hrs Parenteral nutrition: yeasts (especially Candida) common Pneumocystis[]

  • Agranulocytosis

    Agranulocytosis is a condition which is characterized by decrease in the neutrophil count below 100/mL of blood. These blood cells play a key role in the elimination of pathogens. Initial signs and symptoms of agranulocytosis include onset of sudden fever accompanied by chills with development of weakness in hands and[…][]

  • 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)[…][]

  • 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[] , and pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.[] One hundred nine patients received oral trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) twice weekly as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia prophylaxis, and 154 patients received 500 mg[]

  • Intravenous Drug Abuse

    pneumonia. 5,6) Cervical epidural abscess without predisposing factors have been reported before (7), however, previous case series (4) have shown that the development of[] carinii pneumonia (PCP) and bullous emphysema in IV drug abuse.[] This is commonly seen in wet gangrene. Injury to the blood vessels coupled with infections. This is seen in traumatic gas gangrene.[]

  • 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.[] Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia This parasitic infection occurs in debilitated children or immunodeficient adults.[] 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[]

  • Lingular Pneumonia

    More aggressive Staphylococcal or Gram negative pneumonia may cause significant lung destruction and long-term sequelae.[] Ideally, surgical intervention is kept to a minimum, but this is not always possible if there are mass effects from gas and fluid in the pleural cavity or pulmonary gangrene[] Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Med Clin North Am 1997; 81:299–318. 11. Walzer PD. Pneumocystis carinii : a historical perspective.[]

  • Gram-Negative Pneumonia

    , having a high severity of illness, similar to gram-negative and staphylococcal pneumonia.[] In this clinical setting, radiographical findings are considered highly diagnostic of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.[] gangrene C. botulinum: botulism Pleiomorphic C.[]

  • Uremic Pneumonitis

    Streptococcus pneumoniae -induced HUS is uncommon, but results in severe disease in the young.[] Causes are varied and include: infection with Pneumocystis carinii, radiation exposure, toxic inhalation, viral pneumonias and giant cell pneumonia. (27 Sep 1997) lymphocytic[] gangrene, uterine infections F S E Clostridium botulinum Botulism, infant botulism F Clostridium difficile Antibiotic-associated diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis C HA E[]