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43 Possible Causes for HIV Infection, Subcutaneous Crepitus

  • Pyomyositis

    Crepitus occurs when gas-forming organisms are present. Signs of systemic sepsis and toxaemia occur quickly.[surgwiki.com] This review summarizes all reported cases of pyomyositis among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons worldwide and HIV-negative persons in the United States[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gas Gangrene

    Physical exam demonstrated an erythematous and edematous left foot with subcutaneous crepitus along the plantar surface.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Immune deficiency : If an immune system is weakened, for example by HIV, diabetes, long-time alcohol or drug abuse, or recent chemotherapy or radiotherapy, minor infections[medicalnewstoday.com] The patient experienced delirium on the third morning after surgery, and a physical examination revealed subcutaneous crepitus extending along the length of the limb, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumothorax

    […] for HIV and PJP infection.[doi.org] HIV and P. jiroveci infection.[patient.info] (C) Over the course of the last 20 years a strong association has been observed between HIV infection and pneumothorax.[doi.org]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Note: crepitus and crepitation are interchangeable. debridement: removal of devitalized tissue crepitation: build up of gas in subcutaneous tissues usually due to C. perfingens[brainscape.com] Fungal infection facts • Fungi rarely cause community-acquired bacterial sinusitis. • Fungi are common in patients with HIV, uncontrolled diabetes, and prolonged immunosuppressive[sinusitisunderstood.blogspot.com] In addition, bacterial vaginosis flora predisposes women to infection by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted diseases.[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Acute infection, often accompanied by toxic shock syndrome, rapid progression of marked edema to violaceous bullae and necrosis of subcutaneous tissue, absence of crepitus[en.wikibooks.org] There were associated variable comorbidities (diabetes mellitus, HIV infection, hypertension and congestive cardiac failure).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tissues in the fascial planes Crepitus due to production of gas in the tissues.[symptoma.com]

  • Bronchopleural Fistula

    […] of his face, chest, and extremities due to subcutaneous air (Figure).[westjem.com] […] in HIV Infection 721 PART XIII 731 101 Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in Staff 733 Risks and Management 739[books.google.ro] Liang, PharmD Naval Medical Center San Diego, Department of Pharmacy, San Diego, California A 58-year-old man presented to the emergency department with diffuse swelling and crepitus[westjem.com]

  • Diabetic Gangrene

    , on examination, due to the movement of gas under the skin This is known as subcutaneous emphysema.[medicalnewstoday.com] Factors that are known to weaken the immune system, and increase the risk of developing infection that is associated gangrene include: chemotherapy radiotherapy HIV diabetes[pimapak.com] ,HIV) In both type of patients it may develops due to INJURY or due to INFECTION. It can affect any part of body but typically starts in toes, feet and fingers.[royalayurveda.com]

  • Mediastinal Emphysema

    She was also noticed to have subcutaneous swelling and crepitus over the neck and upper anterior chest region, bilateral rhonchi with prolonged expiratory phase.[ispub.com] Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) with PCP infection Necrotizing pneumonia Sarcoidosis Bronchogenic carcinoma or metastatic malignancy[emedicine.medscape.com] He was noted to have subcutaneous swelling and crepitus over the neck from below the mandible, upper anterior chest region, abdomen and both upper limbs.[anmjournal.com]

  • Bronchial Injury

    infection drug abuse, such as heroin use Normally, the bronchial wall contains cells that protect the airways and lungs from harmful substances.[medbroadcast.com] […] or hyperimmune disorders (rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis) Inhalation injuries: toxic fumes, gases, or particles inhaling food or stomach acid Other conditions: HIV[medbroadcast.com]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    Absent Present Absent Often present Absent Anaesthesia of lesions Sometimes present Absent Absent Absent Sometimes present Appearance of infection Subcutaneous tissue and[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com] British Society of Paediatric Dermatology / British Paediatric Allergy Immunology and Infection Group Acute bacterial myositis as the initial manifestation of HIV infection[adc.bmj.com] As in the non–HIV-infected population, HIV-associated polymyositis is most likely autoimmune in origin.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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