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Emergency amputation necessitated within 24 hours by a human bite: a case report.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8113944
The Journal of International Medical Research; Zhu G, Zeng C et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - We herein review and analyze the diagnosis, treatment, and outcome of a severe infection caused by a human bite. A 68-year-old man was bitten on the forearm by a 3-year-old child. Rapid progression of infection, severe local and systemic poisoning...

Fournier's Gangrene With Subcutaneous Emphysema of the Thigh Caused by Air Inflow Assoc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33914697
Wounds : a Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice; Yamakawa S, Fujioka M et. al.

Apr 30th, 2021 - Rectovaginal fistulas (RVFs) are abnormal connections between the rectum and vagina. A 61-year-old female patient was admitted to the authors' hospital with swelling, extending from the left thigh to the left lower abdomen and crepitus. An axial c...

Epinephrine Auto-Injection After Allergic Reaction Leading to Gas Gangrene of the Leg.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8088788
The American Journal of Case Reports; Peyko V, Shams D et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2021 - BACKGROUND Clostridial myonecrosis, also known as gas gangrene, is a highly lethal necrotizing soft tissue infection. While commonly associated with trauma, clostridial myonecrosis may be the result of parenteral injection of medications. Epinephr...

Intratumoral Injection of Clostridium novyi-NT Spores in Patients with Treatment-refrac...
https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-2065
Clinical Cancer Research : an Official Journal of the Ame... Janku F, Zhang HH et. al.

Oct 14th, 2020 - Intratumorally injected Clostridium novyi-NT (nontoxic; lacking the alpha toxin), an attenuated strain of C. novyi, replicates within hypoxic tumor regions resulting in tumor-confined cell lysis and inflammatory response in animals, which warrants...

Clostridial Gas Gangrene - A Rare but Deadly Infection: Case series and Comparison to O...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7767692
Orthopaedic Surgery; Leiblein M, Wagner N et. al.

Oct 6th, 2020 - Clostridial gas gangrene (GG) or clostridial myonecrosis is a very rare but life-threatening necrotizing soft tissue infection (NSTI) caused by anaerobic, spore-forming, and gas-producing clostridium subspecies. It is the most rapidly spreading an...

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Extensive Skin Necrosis From Suspected Levamisole-Contaminated Cocaine
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/102548/contact-dermatitis/extensive-skin-necrosis-suspected-levamisole/page/0/1

Sep 10th, 2015 - The differential diagnosis for a patient with 
purpuric/necrotic skin lesions should be broad and include vasculitis (eg, inflammatory, antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody positive, septic), hypercoagulopathy (eg, antiphospholipid syndrome, antith.

A 47-year-old man with chest and neck pain
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/95872/hospital-medicine/47-year-old-man-chest-and-neck-pain?channel=327
M. Chadi Alraies, MD, FACP, Usman Ayub Khan, MBBS et. al.

Jan 1st, 2013 - A 47-year-old man presented with acute shortness of breath and chest and neck pain, which began after he heard popping sounds while boarding a bus. The pain was right-sided, sharp, worse with deep breathing, and associated with a sensation of full.

Treatment of Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/893736

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Purpose of review: To review the salient features of the management of severe skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), including toxic shock syndrome, myonecrosis/gas gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. Recent f...

Treatment of Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/893736

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Purpose of review: To review the salient features of the management of severe skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), including toxic shock syndrome, myonecrosis/gas gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. Recent f...

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