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247 Possible Causes for Puerperal Infection

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Intensive diabetes therapy aimed at achieving near normoglycemia reduces the risk of microvascular and neurologic complications of type 1 diabetes. We studied whether the use of intensive therapy as compared with conventional therapy during the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) affected the long-term[…][]

  • Cesarean Section

    infection) or (surgical infection) or (puerperal disorders)).[] infection (OR 3.0, 95% CI 2.7-3.4), anesthetic complications (OR 2.3, 95% CI 2.0-2.6), venous thromboembolism (OR 2.2, 95% CI 1.5-3.2) and hemorrhage requiring hysterectomy[] In general, major puerperal infection is the most common complication of cesarean delivery.[]

  • Drug Dependence

    Abstract Dependence is an unusual, but potentially serious complication of corticosteroid use. Two cases of prednisone dependence are reviewed; the first involving a patient with inflammatory orbital pseudotumor who developed a dependent pattern of prednisone use that persisted years after the resolution of the[…][]

  • Puerperal Mastitis

    Keywords Mastitis Pneumococcal infection Puerperal mastitis Streptococcus pneumoniae Pneumococcal vaccine Introduction Puerperal mastitis occurs most commonly during the first[] When there is puerperal mastitis infection can also occur.[] Typical of these is puerperal pelvic infection—a well-known killer of postpartum women. Other infections include mastitis and breast abscesses.[]

  • Puerperal Pyrexia

    […] antibiotics, puerperal infections occur when bacteria, usually Streptococcus , invade wounds in the birth canal.[] infections are serious factors, and relate that septic techniques and antibiotics can play a major role in reducing the incidence of puerperal infections.[] , and delineates the signs and symptoms of major puerperal infection.[]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Anaerobic bacteria are relatively frequent pathogens in pulmonary infections that are associated with aspiration and its associated complications including aspiration pneumonitis, lung abscess, necrotizing pneumonia and empyema. These conditions have been studied since the early 1900's and substantial data with[…][]

  • Mixed Infection

    12 adult patients suffering from bacterial meningitis caused by mixed infection were identified at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital over a period of 13 years (1986-1998), and they accounted for 6.5% (12/184) of our culture-proven adult bacterial meningitis. The 12 cases included seven males and five females,[…][]

  • Puerperal Infection

    A puerperal infection is defined as an infection in the mother during the first six weeks after delivery which is the period known as puerperium.[] All 92 cases were diagnosed for puerperal infection according to the criteria of the Joint Committee on Maternal Welfare.[] infection.[]

  • Puerperal Pelvic Cellulitis

    […] predisposing factors to puerperal infection extremes of maternal age elevated BMI smoking primiparity low SE status poor maternal hygiene poor maternal nutrition poor oxygenation[] Puerperal infection is a term used to describe any infection of the reproductive tract during the first six weeks of postpartum. a. Pathology.[] PUERPERAL INFECTION  A general term used to described any bacterial infection of the general tract after delivery PUERPERAL FEVER  A temperature of 38.0 C or higher which[]

  • Intravenous Drug Abuse

    Chest. 1988 Aug;94(2):251-3. Abstract Fifty-one intravenous drug abusers were evaluated by a pulmonary consultative team over a 22-month period at a large inner city hospital. The most common pulmonary complication was septic pulmonary embolism, seen in 12 patients (23.5 percent). Community-acquired pneumonia was[…][]

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