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Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/necrotizing_soft_tissue_infections

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics - necrotizing fascitits is any necrotizing soft tissue infection spreading along fascial planes, with or without overlying cellulitis; - also called Meleney ulcer, NF is severe manifestation of lymphangitis that progresses in a frightening manner within a few hours; - tissue...
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Osteomyelitis

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
Discussion:
- predisposing conditions:
- open fracture
- sickle cell anemia
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Antimicrobial therapy for diabetic foot infections

Location: http://www.postgradmed.com/issues/1999/07_99/shea.htm

Antimicrobial therapy for diabetic foot infections A practical approach Kevin W. Shea, MD VOL 106 / NO 1 / JULY 1999 / POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE CME learning objectives To identify factors that influence antibiotic selection in the treatment of diabetic foot infections To understand the microbiology of the infected diabetic foot To establish an effective...
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Bone Joint And Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=mmed.chapter.5381

Medical Microbiology Section 5. Introduction to Infectious Diseases 100. Bone, Joint, and Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections Jon T. Mader Jason Calhoun General Concepts Sections include:- Introduction Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections Crepitant Anaerobic Cellulitis Necrotizing Fasciitis Nonclostridial Myonecrosis Clostridial Myonecrosis Fungal Necrotizing Cellulitis Joint...
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Calcaneal Bone Osteomyelitis

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/483526

From Applied Radiology Radiological Case of the Month Calcaneal Bone Osteomyelitis Posted 08/04/2004 Walter Silbert, MD; Maroun Karam, MD Case Summary A 51-year-old white man with a medical history significant for Type I diabetes mellitus and peripheral vascular disease necessitating multiple prior distal amputations presented with increasing right foot pain. He...
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Cervical Osteomyelitis

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/496412

From Neurosurgical Focus Cervical Osteomyelitis: A Brief Review Posted 01/21/2005 Bryan Barnes, M.D.; Joseph T. Alexander, M.D.; Charles L. Branch Jr., M.D. Abstract Object: The authors conducted a literature-based review of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical vertebral osteomyelitis (CVO). Methods: A Medline (PubMed) search using the key words "cervical vertebral osteomyelitis"...
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Conservative Management Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Complicated By Osteomyelitis

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Conservative Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Complicated by Osteomyelitis from Wounds 2002 NG Yadlapalli, MD, Anand Vaishnav, MD, and Peter Sheehan, MD Abstract Osteomyelitis of the diabetic foot remains a difficult clinical infection, often resulting in disability and amputation. Standard management consists of thorough removal of all infected bone in conjunction with antimicrobial...
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Cryptococcal Osteomyelitis Medscape

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From Applied Radiology Cryptococcal Osteomyelitis Posted 09/04/2003 Timothy C. Sloan, DVM, MD, Jason Hosey, MD Summary A 51-year-old man presented to the emergency department with chest pain radiating to the right shoulder. The pain had been present for several months but had become refractory to analgesics. Past medical history was...
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Diagnosis And Management Of Adult Pyogenic Osteomyelitis Of The Cervical Spine Medscape

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Diagnosis and Management of Adult Pyogenic Osteomyelitis of the Cervical Spine Posted 01/05/2005 Frank L. Acosta Jr., M.D.; Cynthia T. Chin, M.D.; Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D.; Christopher P. Ames, M.D.; Philip R. Weinstein, M.D.; Dean Chou, M.D Abstract Establishing the diagnosis of cervical osteomyelitis in a timely fashion is critical to prevent catastrophic...
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Flesh Eating Disease A Note On Necrotizing Fasciitis

Location: http://www.pulsus.com/Paeds/06_05/davi_ed.htm

Editorial Paediatrics and Child Health May/June 2001, Volume 6, Number 5 Flesh-eating disease: A note on necrotizing fasciitis H Dele Davies MD MSc, Child Health Research Unit, Alberta Children’s Hospital and Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta There has been much media...
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Multidrug Resistant Acinetobacter Extremity Infections In Soldiers

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From Emerging Infectious Diseases Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter Extremity Infections in Soldiers Posted 08/11/2005 Kepler A. Davis; Kimberly A. Moran; C. Kenneth McAllister; Paula J. Gray Abstract War wound infection and osteomyelitis caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter species have been prevalent during the 2003–2005 military operations in Iraq. Twenty-three soldiers wounded in Iraq and subsequently...
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Musculoskeletal Manifestations Of Hiv Infection

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Research Focus Musculoskeletal Manifestations of HIV Infection from The AIDS Reader ® Posted 03/25/2003 Ann-Marie Plate, MD, Brian A. Boyle, MD Introduction Musculoskeletal disorders are relatively common during the course of HIV infection, although they are more prevalent in the late stages of disease. These disorders cause a significant amount of morbidity, and occasionally mortality, in...
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Necrotising Fasciitis

Location: http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/330/7495/830?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fu ...

BMJ 2005;330:830-833 (9 April), doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7495.830 Clinical review Necrotising fasciitis Saiidy Hasham, research registrar in plastic surgery1, Paolo Matteucci, specialist registrar in plastic surgery1, Paul R W Stanley, consultant plastic surgeon1, Nick B Hart, consultant plastic surgeon1 1 Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire HU16...
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