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Gangrene and Necrosis of the Lung

Gangrene and Necrosis of Lung


Presentation

  • Riyad Karmy-Jones, Avery Nathens, Eric Stern Springer Science & Business Media, ٣١‏/١٢‏/٢٠٠٢ - 556 من الصفحات Transmediastinal gunshot injuries present the risk of immediately life threatening injuries.[books.google.com]
  • Case presentation A 45-year-old Caucasian woman, a smoker from southeastern Minnesota, presented to our hospital with progressive dyspnea, fatigue and weight loss over the course of several months.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]
  • Prompt anti-TB treatment is essential, and antibiotics or antifungal agents are needed if bacterial or mycotic superinfection is present.[jpss.eu]
  • Several small gas collections were present in the empyema related to the presence of a thoracostomy tube.[appliedradiology.com]
  • Here we present a case of adenocarcinoma of the lung complicated with venous gangrene of the left foot, demonstrated by venous ultrasound with negative findings in angiographic examination.[academic.oup.com]
Physician
  • […] logo-32 logo-40 logo-60 New England Journal of Medicine NEJM Group Follow Us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube LinkedIn Blog Prepare to become a physician, build your knowledge, lead a health care organization, and advance your career with NEJM Group[nejm.org]
  • Though rare, this practice can still be used by physicians in the United States and abroad. Doctors are sometimes able to restore the flow of oxygen to the affected area. Skin grafts can repair any damaged tissue.[healthline.com]
  • The multidisciplinary rehabilitation team involves the patient, nurse, physician, social worker, psychologist, prosthetist, and physical and occupational therapists.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
Turkish
  • History Meanings of "gangrene and necrosis of lung" in Turkish English Dictionary : 1 result(s) Category English Turkish Pathology 1 Pathology gangrene and necrosis of lung akciğerin gangren ve nekrozu Pronunciation of gangrene and necrosis of lung Term[tureng.com]
  • Turkish J Pediatr. 2008;50: 58–62. pmid:18365593 View Article PubMed/NCBI Google Scholar 19. Reissig A, Görg C, Mathis G. Transthoracic sonography in the diagnosis of pulmonary diseases: a systematic approach.[journals.plos.org]
Foul Smelling Discharge
  • Causes include Serious injuries Problems with blood circulation, such as atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease Diabetes Skin symptoms may include a blue or black color, pain, numbness, and sores that produce a foul-smelling discharge.[icdlist.com]
  • […] close to the skin, the symptoms may include: Skin discoloration — blue or black if the skin is affected; red or bronze if the affected area is beneath the skin A clear line between healthy and damaged skin Severe pain followed by a feeling of numbness Foul-smelling[wexnermedical.osu.edu]
Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • pleural effusion J91.8 Pleural effusion in other conditions classified elsewhere Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.[icd10data.com]
  • pleural effusion J91.8 Pleural effusion in other conditions classified elsewhere J92.0 Pleural plaque with presence of asbestos J92.9 Pleural plaque without asbestos J93 Pneumothorax and air leak Major Diagnostic Categories M.D.C MDC Category Not Assigned[codelay.com]
Dry Cough
  • CASE REPORT A 51-year-old woman was brought to the emergency unit of our hospital in December 1998, with the complaints of dry cough, shortness of breath and a progressively enlarging left chest wall mass.[academic.oup.com]
  • On the third day a dry cough begins that is nonproductive or produces scanty mucoid, sometimes blood-streaked sputum. Dyspnea and hypoxia become marked as signs of consolidation develop. Pleuritic chest pain occurs in one-third of patients.[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua]
Failure to Thrive
  • Hsu CT, Hsiao PJ, Chiu CC, Chan JS, Lin YF, Lo YH, Hsiao CJ Failure to thrive, interstitial lung disease, and progressive digital necrosis with onset in infancy.[medicbind.com]
Hematochezia
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis Case 4-2019: An 18-Year-Old Man with Abdominal Pain and Hematochezia Bridging the Gap Challenge Yourself[nejm.org]
Dry Skin
  • skin Anorexia (maybe with vomiting) Four limbs feel tired and heavy Abdominal and epigastric distention after eating Maybe acid regurgitation or vomiting Loose stools or watery stools containing undigested food Cold limbs Feeling chilled Maybe scanty[americandragon.com]

Workup

Cavitary Lesion
  • Gangrene and necrosis of lung 2017 Billable/Specific Code The term "necrotizing pneumonia" or "lung gangrene" is used to distinguish pulmonary necrosis with multiple small abscesses from a larger cavitary lesion (lung abscess).[medicbind.com]
  • Bronchial carcinoma should be suspected in patients who do not respond to antimicrobial treatment or have atypical findings such as a cavitary lesion and no fever.[msdmanuals.com]

Treatment

  • Delayed treatment of traumatic ruptureof the thoracic aorta with endoluminal covered stent. Circulation 1999 Feb2; 99(4): 498-504.[books.google.com]
  • Treatment includes surgery, antibiotics, and oxygen therapy. In severe cases an amputation may be necessary.[icdlist.com]
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis Case 4-2019: An 18-Year-Old Man with Abdominal Pain and Hematochezia Bridging the Gap Challenge Yourself[nejm.org]
  • Treatment Principle Herb Formulas Points Clinical Manifestations Pulmonary gangrene Severe fever and chills without sweat Intolerance of Cold Irritability Fidgeting Headache Cough Wheezing (asthma) Muscle aches General body aches Thirst Heaviness and[americandragon.com]
  • Treatment of gangrene of lung.[eurodoctor.ucoz.com]

Prognosis

  • Treatment and prognosis Treatment depends on the underlying agent while prognosis depends on the severity of the pathogen as well as the susceptibility of the host.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Prognosis .—Though not necessarily fatal, the disease is always grave. Where the former health of the patient has been. good and there is no tubercular taint, and the patient is young or in middle life, recovery will occasionally take place.[henriettes-herb.com]
  • It is characterized by numerous bacteria and has a poor prognosis compared to dry gangrene due to septicemia. In wet gangrene, the tissue is infected by saprogenic micro organisms which cause tissue to swell and emit a fetid smell.[infoongangrene.weebly.com]
  • In lung cancer patients, a thromboembolic phenomenon is thought to be a sign of poor prognosis, with an average survival time of less than 6 months from the thrombotic events to death ( 3 ).[academic.oup.com]
  • Wet gangrene has poor prognosis. 3-Gas gangrene Usually caused by clostridium, these bacteria produce gas and spread into the nearby healthy tissues rapidly. This should be treated as a medical emergency. 4-Necrotising Fasciitis.[differencebetween.net]

Etiology

  • , [[Staphylococcus Aureus]]): common etiology Particularly Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) toxin-producing strains: this toxin is known to cause necrotizing pneumonia with rapid progression to respiratory failure/shock and is associated with a high[mdnxs.com]
  • Etiology Etiology: Gangrene (gangrene) tissue necrosis due to the subsequent infection of spoilage bacteria and other factors and the impact of black, dark green and other special morphological changes.[healthfrom.com]
  • Etiology .—Gangrene of the lung can only occur where the organ has previously been weakened, hence is always a secondary affection.[henriettes-herb.com]
  • Etiology and pathogenesis Lung abscesses have numerous infectious causes. Anaerobic bacteria continue to be accountable for most cases.[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua]
  • Most important etiological agent of necrosis. Reduced oxygen supply most commonly due to vascular changes. However, also can be caused by chemical damage, CO poisoning.[quizlet.com]

Epidemiology

  • Clinical manifestations and molecular epidemiology of necrotizing pneumonia and empyema caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in children in Taiwan. Clin Infect Dis. 2004;38: 830–835. pmid:14999627 View Article PubMed/NCBI Google Scholar 6.[journals.plos.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • The pathology and pathophysiology of mycobacterial infections. J Thorac Imaging 1990; 5:8 –16. 4. Downing KJ, Mischenko VV, Shleeva MO, et al.[jpss.eu]
  • Episode 48: In this episode, you’ll learn about cell death, types of necrosis and lots of examples of pathophysiologic states that exemplify each condition.[medical-mastermind-community.com]

Prevention

  • Read more about preventing gangrene. Page last reviewed: 16/08/2018 Next review due: 16/08/2021[nhs.uk]
  • Second, two prevention: 1, early diagnosis. 2, early comprehensive treatment.[healthfrom.com]
  • How Do I Prevent Gangrene? The best weapon against gangrene is prevention. Keep wounds clean and sterile by cleaning all wounds thoroughly with antiseptic solution. Watch for signs of infection, such as pus, redness, swelling, or unusual pain.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Supervision by a qualified professional can prevent decompression sickness and non-lethal convulsions caused by oxygen toxicity.[medicalnewstoday.com]
  • Advanced, Multidisciplinary Treatment Although tissue damaged by gangrene can't be saved, treatment can prevent gangrene from progressing.[wexnermedical.osu.edu]

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