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113 Possible Causes for Gas Gangrene, Staphylococcal Pneumonia

  • 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]

  • Agranulocytosis

    Thionamides, such as methimazole and propylthiouracil, are used for the management of hyperthyroidism. Agranulocytosis is a rare adverse effect of thionamides and elderly patients are especially vulnerable. Here we discuss a case of an 80-year-old woman who developed agranulocytosis and pneumonia approximately 4[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    Drug-induced neutropenia is a potentially life-threatening complication that may be seen after the use of numerous drugs, including antipsychotics, antibiotics, antithyroid agents, but most importantly, chemotherapeutic drugs. Depending on the severity of neutropenia, patients are at a risk for developing various[…][symptoma.com]

  • 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]

  • 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)[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[acronymfinder.com] This is commonly seen in wet gangrene. Injury to the blood vessels coupled with infections. This is seen in traumatic gas gangrene.[news-medical.net] Gas gangrene 8,9 : This potentially fatal infection is often caused by Clostridium perfringens, and can lead to tissue death.[drugabuse.com]

  • Subcutaneous Emphysema

    Nontraumatic causes include coexisting structural abnormality in the lungs like infections most commonly tuberculosis, staphylococcal pneumonia, measles, pneumocystis carnii[ijhas.in] BACKGROUND: Subcutaneous emphysema of a limb after acute injury is classically associated with gas gangrene. Delayed management can result in amputation and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Post traumatic crepitation falsely suggesting gas gangrene. N Engl J Med 1968 ; 278 : 756 –61. Green RJ, Dafoe DC, Raffin TA. Necrotising fascitis.[dx.doi.org]

  • 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[pubmedcentral.nih.gov] 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[pubmedcentral.nih.gov]

  • 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.[survinat.com] 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[icdlist.com] The demonstration of pyopneumothorax and of cavities with air-fluid levels by x-ray is highly suggestive of Staphylococcal pneumonia.[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua]

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