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ALLMedicine™ Necrotizing Fasciitis Center

Research & Reviews  546 results

Secondary hand infection with Eikenella corrodens and Staphylococcus aureus in a patien...
https://doi.org/10.1177/03000605211072783
The Journal of International Medical Research; Liu Y, Zhong J et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - We report the first case of a woman with Behcet's disease (BD) with multiple hand ulcers secondary to coninfection by Eikenella corrodens and Staphylococcus aureus resulting in necrotizing fasciitis. She had a long history of BD including long cou...

Novel clinical risk scoring model for predicting mortality in patients with necrotizing...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8701451
Medicine Khamnuan P, Chuayunan N et. al.

Dec 24th, 2021 - Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a life-threatening soft tissue infection that rapidly progresses and requires urgent surgery and medical therapy. If treatment is delayed, the likelihood of an unfavorable outcome, including death, is significantly in...

Invasive Burkholderia cepacia Complex Infections among Persons Who Inject Drugs, Hong K...
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2802.210945
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Luk KS, Tsang YM et. al.

Dec 16th, 2021 - During March 2016-January 2019, Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) infection developed in 13 persons who inject drugs (PWID) in Kowloon West Region, Hong Kong, China. Seven cases were infective spondylitis, 2 endocarditis, 2 septic arthritis, 1 in...

Incidence and mortality of necrotizing fasciitis in The Netherlands: the impact of grou...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8650531
BMC Infectious Diseases; Nawijn F, de Gier B et. al.

Dec 8th, 2021 - Little is known about the exact incidence of necrotizing soft tissue infections. The few incidences reported in international literature are not directly relatable to the Netherlands, or other European countries, due to geographic heterogeneity in...

The characteristics of oro-cervical necrotizing fasciitis-Comparison with severe cellul...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8635337
PloS One; Iwata E, Kusumoto J et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is an acute and life-threatening soft-tissue infection however rarely seen in oro-cervical region. Therefore, the details of oro-cervical NF (OCNF) are not well known. The purpose of this study was to investigate the cha...

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Guidelines  1 results

Umbilical Cord Care in the Newborn Infant.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-2149
Pediatrics Stewart D, Benitz W et. al.

Aug 31st, 2016 - Postpartum infections remain a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. A high percentage of these infections may stem from bacterial colonization of the umbilicus, because cord care practices vary in reflection of cultural tra...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Efficacy and Safety of Polidocanol Foam 3% in the Treatment of II Degree Hemorrhoidal Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03791775

Sep 17th, 2021 - As reported by the guidelines of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery, in case of failure of conservative therapies the most common outpatient treatments for first- and second-degree Hemorrhoidal Disease (HD) are rubber band ligation and scle...

Peritonsillar Abscess: Aspiration Versus Tonsillectomy a Chaud
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03326661

Nov 9th, 2017 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a complication of acute tonsillitis. The condition occurs when the infection spreads from the tonsil to the peritonsillar tissue, resulting in accumulation of pus between the tonsil and the muscles of the ...

Exploratory Study of Raised Serum Lactate as a Marker of Necrotizing Fasciitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01739959

Dec 4th, 2012 - A prospective comparison of serum lactate levels at referral to the Plastic Surgery team to the 'gold standard' test of histology at initial surgical debridement, looking at 53 consecutive patients referred with suspected necrotizing fasciitis to ...

Klebsiella Pneumoniae Necrotizing Fasciitis: Clinical and Microbiological Features
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01139112

Nov 15th, 2012 - Background. Necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly progressive, life-threatening infectious disease that primarily involves soft tissue. Traditionally, group A streptococcus is the major cause of this disease. In recent years, however, there are incre...

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News  61 results

Pyoderma gangrenosum: Understanding the difficult diagnosis
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/241535/medical-dermatology/pyoderma-gangrenosum-understanding-difficult
Randy Dotinga

Jun 15th, 2021 - Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG), a rare and painful ulcerative skin disorder, requires special care because “it’s a challenging diagnosis to make” and is frequently linked to serious comorbid conditions, a dermatologist told colleagues. PG is also chall.

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945705

Feb 18th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

Popular Therapy Fails to Reduce C-Section Infection Risk
https://www.medpagetoday.com/obgyn/pregnancy/88742

Sep 22nd, 2020 - Negative pressure wound therapy did not reduce surgical site infections among obese patients who had cesarean section deliveries, a large randomized trial indicated. Infection rates were 3.6% among 816 participants receiving the prophylactic treat...

FDA adds diabetic kidney disease, heart failure indications to canagliflozin
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/209072/diabetes/fda-adds-diabetic-kidney-disease-heart-failure-indications?channel=39313
Lucas Franki

Sep 30th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved canagliflozin (Invokana) for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease and for reduction of the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, wh.

FDA adds diabetic kidney disease, heart failure indications to canagliflozin
https://www.mdedge.com/endocrinology/article/209072/diabetes/fda-adds-diabetic-kidney-disease-heart-failure-indications
Lucas Franki

Sep 30th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved canagliflozin (Invokana) for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease and for reduction of the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, wh.

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