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ALLMedicine™ Necrotizing Fasciitis Center

Research & Reviews  499 results

Odontogenic Necrotizing Fasciitis of Face and Scalp.
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Amponsah EK, Sodnom-Ish B et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Necrotizing fasciitis of the face and scalp is a severe bacterial infection that can result in long-term morbidity or even mortality if not properly managed. In a third-world country like Ghana, where most of the population relies on daily income ...

A Rare Case of Monomicrobial Necrotizing Fasciitis Associated With an Initial Acute Com...
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Publicat... Shaffer PT, Hook J et. al.

Sep 9th, 2021 - In this article we report a rare case of necrotizing fasciitis presenting with the possible initial symptom of compartment syndrome. After treatment with broad spectrum and targeted antibiotics in addition to multiple fasciotomies, surgical debrid...

Necrotizing Fasciitis and Diabetic Foot: Results of a Prompt Identification, Surgery an...
The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds; Iacopi E, Sbarbaro C et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapidly progressive, life-threatening infection, involving the skin, soft tissue and fascia. We evaluated outcomes of its surgical management in diabetic foot (DF) patients in a tertiary referral centre. We retrospe...

Lactic acidosis and hyperlactatemia associated with lamivudine accumulation and sepsis ...
AIDS Research and Therapy; Hollinger A, Cueni N et. al.

Sep 6th, 2021 - We report a case of sudden, lethal metabolic acidosis in a 70-year-old man on long-term nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) -based antiretroviral therapy (ART) who had developed atypical necrotizing fasciitis 1 month after kidney tra...

Rapidly progressive gas-forming infection involving the spine as a life-threatening fat...
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Kim HJ, Ryu JH et. al.

Aug 18th, 2021 - Gas forming infection of the spine is a consequence of vertebral osteomyelitis, necrotizing fasciitis, or a gas-forming epidural abscess, which is very rare and fatal conditions. This is the rare case of necrotizing fasciitis that rapidly progress...

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Guidelines  1 results

Umbilical Cord Care in the Newborn Infant.
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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News  55 results

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys

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...

FDA adds diabetic kidney disease, heart failure indications to canagliflozin
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.

Fournier Gangrene and Genitourinary Infections With SGLT2 Inhibitors: ADA 2019 Update

Jul 18th, 2019 - In August 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added a warning about Fournier gangrene (FG) to the labels of all SGLT2 inhibitors, used to treat type 2 diabetes. And as reported by Medscape News this May, an update from the FDA Adverse ...

The costs and benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors & GLP-1 RAs

Jul 15th, 2019 - The side effects While others praised these drugs for their beneficial effects, they also noted that the side effects of these drugs are serious and must be discussed with patients. GLP-1 receptor agonists are linked to gastrointestinal symptoms,.

FDA warns about rare occurrences of a serious infection of the genital area with SGLT2 inhibitors for diabetes

[8-29-2018] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and area around the genitals have been reported with the class of type 2 diabetes medicines called sodium-glucose cotrans...

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