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33 Possible Causes for Gram-Positive Coccus, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Tachycardia

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Cutaneous symptoms, oliguria, metabolic acidosis, acute renal failure, severe hypotension, and tachycardia occurred, and the patient was admitted to Intensive Care a few hours[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cause of Necrotizing Fasciitis Group A Strep Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus, or group A strep (GAS) is a gram-positive coccus[emedicinehealth.com] […] shock-like syndrome, or STSS. This illness is characterized by the presence of multiple symptoms: chills, fever or hypothermia and shock, confusion, vomiting, diarrhea, tachycardia[health.state.mn.us]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    If patients appear ill and findings suggest meningitis, antibiotics (see Table: Initial Antibiotics for Acute Bacterial Meningitis ) and corticosteroids are started as soon[merckmanuals.com] Ferri's popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on vitamin-D deficiency, statin-induced muscle syndrome, postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS), and much more.[books.google.de] Initial physical examination was remarkable for tachycardia of 123 bpm and temperature of 38 C.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    An elderly diabetic man presents to hospital with a fever, tachycardia and hypotension.[microbiologynutsandbolts.co.uk] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[emedicinehealth.com] Tachycardia is disproportionately seen in relation to the height of the fever.[ahcmedia.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Sepsis Signs of sepsis (eg, fever, tachycardia, tachypnea, hypotension) may be present in invasive infections.[emedicine.medscape.com] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[emedicinehealth.com] Phase 2: During this stage, the initial symptoms of phase 1 continue, with the addition of systemic derangements such as onset of tachycardia and tachypnea.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Infected patients typically have an ill or anxious appearance.[symptoma.com] Streptococcus pneumoniae is a Gram-positive coccus that may be found in pairs or in short chains.[histopathology-india.net] Other common symptoms include Pleuritic chest pain Cough productive of mucopurulent Rusty sputum Dyspnea Tachypnea or tachycardia Hypoxia Malaise or weakness Nausea, vomiting[cdc.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Some factors have however been identified that could worsen the prognosis and they include: Advanced age Low Glasgow Coma Scale Tachycardia Reduced CSF leucocyte count Presence[symptoma.com] […] mellitus Renal insufficiency Alcoholism Malnutrition Chronic liver disease Streptococcus agalactiae meningitis Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococcus [GBS]) is a gram-positive[emedicine.medscape.com] Shock: signs of shock include tachycardia and/or hypotension, respiratory distress, altered mental state and poor urine output.[patient.info]

  • Gram Positive Septicemia

    Appearance Acutely altered mental status Edema Looks ill Vital signs Abnormal body temperature: hypothermia, 100.4 F/38.3 C Hypotension: systolic BP or mean arterial pressure[atrainceu.com] Fever, chills, tachycardia (rapid heart beat), and tachypnea (rapid respirations) are common acute symptoms of septicemia.[healthcentral.com] positive coccus Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to septicemia, final identification pending Septicemia Septicemia (bacteria in blood) Septicemia after splenectomy[icd9data.com]

  • Streptococcal Septicemia

    […] is a more infectious process going on with the patient. 2 Documentation of bacteremia with clinical signs and symptoms of a systemic infection such as fever, chills, or tachycardia[library.ahima.org] - Discussion: - gram positive coccus - spetrum of streptococci pyogenes infections: - most common cause of celluitis and lymphangitis; - superficial form of infection is called[wheelessonline.com] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    There may also be a rapid heartbeat (tachycardia). Individuals with prosthetic valvular endocarditis may develop abscesses on or near the valves.[rarediseases.org] Abstract Gemella is a facultative anaerobic Gram-positive coccus and a rare cause of infective endocarditis (IE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You should not be at increased risk of infective endocarditis if you: have a pacemaker or defibrillator; have an arrhythmia such as supraventricular tachycardia (SVT); or[chfed.org.uk]

  • Septicemia

    Critically ill patients with different underlying acute injuries have similar-appearing physiological reactions, a condition known by consensus definition as Systemic Inflammatory[doi.org] […] man with past medical history of myocardial infarction and hypertension was rushed to the emergency room after sudden onset of fever, chills, severe rigors, hypotension, tachycardia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] negative septicemia Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to gram positive coccus Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to group A streptococcus Septic shock[icd9data.com]

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