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441 Possible Causes for Meningococcemia

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  • Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    […] serous meningitis【漿液性髄膜炎】 spinal meningitis【脊髄[髄]膜炎】(myelomeningitis; meningomyelitis) tuberculous meningitis【結核性髄膜炎】 *meningocele【髄膜瘤】 *meningococcal meningitis【髄膜炎性髄膜炎】 *meningococcemia[medo.jp]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Eventually, testing for immune deficiencies should more routinely follow a confirmed diagnosis of chronic meningococcemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We described the first Japanese case of meningococcal meningitis and meningococcemia caused by this strain in a previously healthy 27-year-old woman.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 89-year-old Japanese woman with no history of contact with infected individuals developed meningococcal meningitis with meningococcemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Complement Deficiency Syndrome

    Patients with recurrent invasive neisserial infections, such as Neisseria meningitidis meningitis, meningococcemia or gonococcemia, must be evaluated for terminal complement[medicalmediareview.com] The Brief Case: Meningococcemia Leading to a Diagnosis of Complement Deficiency in a 23-Month-Old. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Feb. 57 (2): [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] He had a history of recurrent pneumonia, an episode of meningococcemia and other infections such a balanitis or oral thrush. Patient III.1 was a 6 year old boy.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Answer and interpretation Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Septic shock Meningococcemia Unusual/ tropical infections (depending on geographic location[lifeinthefastlane.com] Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Septic shock Meningococcemia Unusual/ tropical infections (depending on geographic location and travel history)[lifeinthefastlane.com] Alternative possibilities such as meningococcemia, primary adrenal insufficiency, and other foci of infection must be carefully evaluated. 0 It is essential to treat TSS as[emcrit.org]

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    Stevens-Johnson syndrome has long been considered to resemble erythema multiforme with mucosal involvement, but is now thought to form a single disease entity with toxic epidermal necrolysis. Although Stevens-Johnson syndrome is less severe, etiology, genetic susceptibility and pathomechanism are the same for[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Purpura

    An open-label study of the role of adjuvant hemostatic support with protein C replacement therapy in purpura fulminans-associated meningococcemia.[cmaj.ca] Meningococcemia is a life-threatening infection that occurs when the bacteria, Neisseria meningitidis, invades the blood stream.[mountsinai.org] Blood cultures grew Neisseria meningitidis, serotype B, confirming the diagnosis of acute infectious purpura fulminans caused by meningococcemia.[nejm.org]

  • Purpura Fulminans

    We studied five consecutive adult patients with meningococcemia (type B) and PF.[doi.org] The rash of meningococcemia may initially start as a blanching, nonpalpable macular rash.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] An open-label study of the role of adjuvant hemostatic support with protein C replacement therapy in purpura fulminans-associated meningococcemia.[cmaj.ca]

  • Meningococcemia

    Septicemia caused by this pathogen is also referred to as meningococcemia. Meningococcemia may be preceded by an infection of the upper respiratory tract.[symptoma.com] Chronic meningococcemia represents an uncommon manifestation of meningococcal disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningococcemia commonly presents with a petechial rash and a transient macular or papular rash is sometimes present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome

    Abstract A case of meningococcemia with meningococcal meningitis, complicated by gangrene of the lower extremities, is reported.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] identification of bilateral adrenal hemorrhage at autopsy was characteristic of the Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, a constellation of findings usually associated with fulminant meningococcemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cortisol, electrolytes Must detect and treat quickly Gross description Glands are enlarged and hemorrhagic with extensive cortical and medullary necrosis Gross images Fatal meningococcemia[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Meningococcal Arthritis

    It should be differentiated from arthritis associated with chronic meningococcemia and acute systemic meningococcemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] a case of PMA in a young otherwise healthy patient who developed polyarticular joint pain secondary to Niessieria meningitidis without systemic symptoms of meningitis or meningococcemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This arthritis complicates between 2 and 40% of patients with meningococcemia and resembles the illness caused by disseminated gonorrhea.[link.springer.com]

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