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Staphylococcus aureus from ocular and otolaryngology infections are frequently resistant to clinically important antibiotics and are associated with lineages of community and hospital origins.

PLoS One 2018 6;13(12):e0208518. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Infectious Diseases Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Staphylococcus aureus is an important human pathogen that causes serious antibiotic-resistant infections. Its population structure is marked by the appearance and dissemination of successful lineages across different settings. To begin understanding the population structure of S. Read More

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December 2018
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Permanent peritoneal ports for the management of recurrent malignant ascites: a retrospective review of safety and efficacy.

Intern Med J 2018 Dec;48(12):1524-1528

Palliative Care Services, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.

Large volume paracentesis is effective in relieving the symptoms of malignant ascites, but frequent procedures are often required. Permanent peritoneal ports are an alternative to repeated procedures. We describe our experience with the use of peritoneal ports in patients at Middlemore Hospital (Auckland, New Zealand) who had a port inserted for the drainage of malignant ascites. Read More

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December 2018
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Deep Cutaneous Neoscytalidium dimidiatum Infection: Successful Outcome with Amphotericin B Therapy.

Mycopathologia 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Branch, No. 5, Fushin Street, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Phaeohyphomycosis is a term used to describe a heterogenous group of cutaneous and systemic mycotic infections caused by melanized fungi. Many fungi have been reported as pathogens of this disease. The disease spectrum ranges from superficial cutaneous infections, deep cutaneous infections, to systemic infections with internal organ involvement. Read More

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December 2018
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The Role of Telemedicine in the Management of Maxillofacial Trauma in Emergency Departments - Preliminary Results.

J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Caen University Hospital, 14000 Caen, France; Caen Faculty of Medicine, University of Caen Basse Normandie, 14032 Caen Cedex 5, France; UNICAEN, EA7451 Equipe BioConnecT, Avenue de la Côte de Nacre, 14000 Caen, France.

New technologies have over the past forty years become widespread across all domains of basic and applied research particularly in health-related fields. Telemedicine is a form of remote medical practice using information and communication technologies. It connects one or more health professionals with other health professionals or with patients. Read More

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December 2018
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Effect of alcohol skin cleansing on vaccination-associated infections and local skin reactions: a randomized controlled trial.

Hum Vaccin Immunother 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

a Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy , University of Toronto , Toronto , Ontario , Canada.

Objectives: Recommendations: Regarding the need to use alcohol prior to vaccine injections are inconsistent and based on low-level evidence. The objective was to assess the effectiveness of alcohol in reducing local skin reactions and infection post-vaccination.

Methods: Randomized controlled trial in a pediatric clinic. Read More

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December 2018
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The Epidemiology of Micro-Arteriovenous Fistulas in the Lower Legs.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.

Objective: Patients presenting with edema, skin redness, pain, and itching in their lower legs are common and encountered often in daily practice. However, although commonly recognized diseases, such as deep venous thrombosis (DVT), stasis dermatitis due to varicose veins, lymphedema, and cellulitis, are diagnosed correctly in most cases, micro-arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) may often be overlooked due to low awareness and rarity. This study was carried out to evaluate the prevalence of micro-AVF in patients presenting with foot skin symptoms. Read More

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November 2018
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Management of cellulitis: current practice and research questions.

Br J Gen Pract 2018 Dec;68(677):595-596

University of Nottingham, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nottingham, UK.

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December 2018

Things Are Not Always What They Seem: Two Cases of Child Maltreatment Presenting With Common Pediatric Chief Complaints.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and.

We describe 2 cases of child maltreatment who presented as common pediatric conditions: preseptal cellulitis and gastroenteritis. The first case is an 8-year-old girl who presented with progressive right eye pain, swelling, and discharge. She was initially treated for preseptal cellulitis, but eye cultures ultimately grew Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Read More

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November 2018

Emergency management: orbital cellulitis.

Authors:
Fatima Kyari

Community Eye Health 2018 ;31(103):60

Consultant Ophthalmologist Medical Education Coordinator, Baze University, Abuja, Nigeria.

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January 2018

Gas gangrene in the deep spaces of the head and neck visualized on computed tomography images.

Oral Radiol 2018 Jan 20;34(1):83-87. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Department of Oral Radiology, Osaka Dental University, 1-5-17, Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0008, Japan.

Cellulitis accompanied by gas gangrene is a rapidly-spreading and potentially fatal infection. Here, we present a case of gas gangrene in the deep spaces of the head and neck in an elderly woman, diagnosed by computed tomography (CT). An 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and osteoporosis was referred to our institute by her local dentist. Read More

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January 2018
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Pelvic cellulitis caused by Raoultella planticola in a neutropenic patient.

J Infect Chemother 2018 Oct 25. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Department I of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. Electronic address:

Raoultella planticola is a gram-negative, encapsulated, aerobic bacterium within the Enterobacteriaceae family. It has been primarily described as pathogen in cases with pneumonia and gastrointestinal infections. Here we describe a case of severe pelvic cellulitis in a patient with neutropenia following induction therapy for myeloid sarcoma. Read More

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October 2018
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Evaluating the potential of kit-based 68Ga-ubiquicidin formulation in diagnosis of infection: a pilot study68Ga.

Nucl Med Commun 2018 Nov 21. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

Objective: The aim was to evaluate the diagnostic potential of Ga-ubiquicidin positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in imaging patients with infection.

Materials And Methods: Ga-NOTA-ubiquicidin (Ga-UBI) was prepared by addition of freshly eluted Ga-chloride from Ge/Ga generator into the NOTA-ubiquicidin vial and incubated at room for 15 min at 90°C. After compounding of the radiopharmaceutical, quality control using instant thin-layer chromatography, culture and endotoxin estimation was performed. Read More

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November 2018
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Swimming with the Pigs: A Case of Severe Soft Tissue Infection during a Caribbean Vacation.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2018 24;2018:4092609. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

A 74-year-old man presented to the emergency department with severe right leg cellulitis following a trip to the Bahamas where he swam in both chlorinated pools and the ocean. His blood cultures grew species, a marine pathogen known to cause disease in humans, following exposure to seawater. He was treated with cefepime for a total of two weeks without needing any surgical intervention. Read More

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October 2018

Fatal orbital necrotizing fasciitis secondary to stenotrophomonas maltophilia associated stomatitis.

J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Department of Pathology, Rize, Turkey.

An 81-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus presented with signs of orbital cellulitis and a gangrenous ulcer on the right palate. Biopsy analysis confirmed a diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis. Surgical debridement of necrotic tissues and enucleation of the right eye were performed. Read More

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November 2018
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Urological Manifestation of Cryptic Severe Psychiatric Illness.

Mil Med 2018 Nov 21. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Arnot Ogden Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 1001 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY.

Penile cellulitis has rarely been reported in the literature and never secondary to self-injury with subsequent sexual activity. It presents a challenging diagnostic situation in that the patient will likely be less than forthcoming about the etiology of his symptoms despite his willingness to seek formal medical attention. We present a case of penile cellulitis secondary to dermatitis artefacta in a severely depressed new submarine sailor. Read More

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November 2018
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Periorbital Cellulitis in Paediatric Emergency Medicine Department Patients.

Ann Acad Med Singapore 2018 Oct;47(10):420-423

Children's Emergency, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore.

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October 2018

[Adenitis-cellulitis syndrome, an infrequent form of presentation of the late-onset neonatal septicemia: Report of two cases].

Arch Argent Pediatr 2018 Dec;116(6):e769-e772

Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela; Hospital General Universitario, Valencia, España.

Septicemia is the main cause of neonatal mortality. The early-onset neonatal sepsis is usually related to maternal factor risks including recto-vaginal colonization. In the late-onset neonatal septicemia it is more difficult to establish the etiology because the majority of the cases are nosocomial or community related. Read More

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December 2018
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Serum Procalcitonin Concentration and Its Relationship with Local Manifestations after Snakebites.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Departments of Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India.

The local signs and symptoms following snakebites are similar to those of cellulitis caused by bacterial infections. This leads to empirical treatment with antibiotics, which however is not supported by evidence. Procalcitonin (PCT) is a biomarker with good diagnostic accuracy for bacterial infection. Read More

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November 2018
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Complications in children with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement.

World J Pediatr 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chelsea Children's Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Fdn Trust, Imperial College London, London, UK.

Introduction: The aim of this study was to analyze the complication rates and mortality in association with different operative techniques of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), age, underlying diseases and other risk factors. Moreover, analysis of the indications of PEG insertion and the underlying comorbidities was also performed.

Methods: This study performs a literature analysis of PEG-related complications in children. Read More

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November 2018
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Advancing Health Policy and Program Research in Diabetes: Findings from the Natural Experiments for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Network.

Curr Diab Rep 2018 Nov 20;18(12):146. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K10, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA.

Purpose Of Review: To advance our understanding of the impacts of policies and programs aimed at improving detection, engagement, prevention, and clinical diabetes management in the USA, we synthesized findings from a network of studies that used natural experiments to evaluate diabetes health policies and programs.

Findings: Studies from the Natural EXperiments for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) network used rigorous longitudinal quasi-experimental study designs (e.g. Read More

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November 2018
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Neutropenia in Barth syndrome: characteristics, risks, and management.

Curr Opin Hematol 2019 Jan;26(1):6-15

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Purpose Of Review: Barth syndrome (BTHS) is an X-linked disease characterized by defective remodeling of phospholipid side chains in mitochondrial membranes. Major features include neutropenia, dilated cardiomyopathy, motor delay and proximal myopathy, feeding problems, and constitutional growth delay. We conducted this review of neutropenia in BTHS to aid in the diagnosis of this disease, and to improve understanding of both the consequences of neutropenia and the benefits of treatment with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). Read More

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January 2019
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Patients' understandings about cellulitis and views about how best to prevent recurrent episodes: mixed methods study in primary and secondary care.

Br J Dermatol 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Primary Care and Population Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

Background: Cellulitis is a common painful infection of the skin and underlying tissues that recurs in approximately a third of cases. The only proven strategy to reduce the risk of recurrence is long-term, low-dose antibiotics. Given current concerns about antibiotic resistance and the pressure to reduce antibiotic prescribing, other prevention strategies are needed. Read More

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November 2018
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Ludwig Angina after First Aid Treatment: Possible Etiologies and Prevention-Case Report.

J Endod 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Department of Endodontics, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

Ludwig angina is a life-threatening type of soft tissue cellulitis involving 3 compartments on the floor of the mouth including the submental, sublingual, and submandibular spaces bilaterally. Prevention, early recognition, and treatment of Ludwig angina are critical because this is a clinical diagnosis with unpredictable progression. This article describes a rare case of Ludwig angina that evolved from an odontogenic infection and the specific microbiology and clinical course and discusses possible etiologies and prevention. Read More

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November 2018
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Herpetic Panophthalmitis: A Diagnostic Dilemma.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2018 Nov 16:1-3. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

b Ophthalmology , University of Rochester David and Ilene Flaum Eye Institute , Rochester , New York , USA.

Purpose: To describe an uncommon presentation of ocular infection caused by human herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2).

Methods: Case report.

Results: A 32-year-old female with no prior history of mucocutaneous herpesvirus infection presented with a minimally painful hypertensive granulomatous panophthalmitis and optic neuropathy that was initially suspected to be orbital cellulitis. Read More

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November 2018
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Absorbable Implant Foreign Body Reaction Masquerading as Orbital Cellulitis.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Nov 12. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.

Poly-DL-lactide polymer implants absorb over a period of 6 to 12 months and have been used with increasing frequency for repair of orbital fractures. The authors describe the case of a 7-year-old boy who presented with orbital inflammation 10 months following repair of a white-eyed blowout fracture with a poly-DL-lactide implant. Rapid improvement in symptoms followed initiation of oral steroids, with excellent long-term result. Read More

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November 2018
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Rifampin alone may be enough. Is it time to abandon the classic oral clindamycin - rifampicin combination for hidradenitis suppurativa?

Br J Dermatol 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Department of Dermatology, Venerology und Allergy, Division of Evidence-Based Medicine (dEBM)Department of Dermatology, Charité, Berlin.

In this issue, a "Critically Appraised Topic" assesses the long-term safety of clindamycin and rifampicin in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). It concludes that the long-term use of these drugs is generally safe. As described in the CAT, the treatment approach with rifampicin was adapted from a case of dissecting cellulitis successfully treated with rifampicin as a monotherapy. Read More

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November 2018
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Cutaneous Mycobacterial Infections.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2018 Jan 14;32(1). Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Servicio de Dermatología y Departamento de Micología, Hospital General de México, Mexico City, Mexico.

SUMMARYHumans encounter mycobacterial species due to their ubiquity in different environmental niches. In many individuals, pathogenic mycobacterial species may breach our first-line barrier defenses of the innate immune system and modulate the activation of phagocytes to cause disease of the respiratory tract or the skin and soft tissues, sometimes resulting in disseminated infection. Cutaneous mycobacterial infections may cause a wide range of clinical manifestations, which are divided into four main disease categories: (i) cutaneous manifestations of infection, (ii) Buruli ulcer caused by and other related slowly growing mycobacteria, (iii) leprosy caused by and , and (iv) cutaneous infections caused by rapidly growing mycobacteria. Read More

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January 2018
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Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Breast: Case Report with Literature Review.

Case Rep Surg 2018 23;2018:1370680. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Department of General Surgery, Al-Noor Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Necrotizing fasciitis is a life-threatening aggressive soft tissue infection which usually affects the extremities, abdominal wall, or perineum. Breasts are rarely affected, with most cases presenting after trauma or surgical intervention. It may be misdiagnosed as abscess or cellulitis, leading to treatment delays. Read More

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October 2018
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The red leg dilemma: a scoping review of the challenges of diagnosing lower limb cellulitis.

Br J Dermatol 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Division of Primary Care & National Institute for Health Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Background: Suspected lower limb cellulitis presentations are commonly misdiagnoses, resulting in avoidable antibiotic prescribing or hospital admissions. Understanding the challenges posed in diagnosing cellulitis may help enhance future care.

Objectives: To examine and map out the challenges and facilitators identified by patients and health professionals in diagnosing lower limb cellulitis. Read More

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November 2018
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T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Presenting as Dissecting Cellulitis and Cavernous Sinus Syndrome.

J Neuroophthalmol 2018 Dec;38(4):470-472

Department of Ophthalmology (JJM, AS, AGL, SSY), Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas; Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (JJM, AGL), University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas; Departments of Ophthalmology (AGL), Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York; and Department of Ophthalmology (AGL), The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.

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December 2018
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Erysipelas or cellulitis with a prosthetic joint .

J Bone Jt Infect 2018 4;3(4):222-225. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain.

We describe a case of a 60-year old male who developed an acute prosthetic joint infection (PJI) of the knee, secondary to erysipelas of the lower leg due to beta-hemolytic Group G streptococci. As it is unknown how often this phenomenon occurs in patients with prosthetic implants and which patients are most prone to develop this complication, we analyzed: i) the incidence of the development of a PJI in these patients and ii) the clinical characteristics of streptococcal PJI during an episode of erysipelas/cellulitis. Based on a retrospective analysis of patients with a prosthetic implant presenting at the emergency department with erysipelas/cellulitis, 1 out of 10 patients developed a PJI. Read More

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October 2018
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Group A disease in Hong Kong children: an overview.

Hong Kong Med J 2018 Nov 9. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Paediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Group A β-haemolytic or is a gram-positive coccus that tends to grow in chains. is the cause of many important human diseases, ranging from pharyngitis and mild superficial skin infections to life-threatening systemic diseases. Infections typically begin in the throat or skin. Read More

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November 2018
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Barbed Suture Versus Conventional Suture for Vaginal Cuff Closure in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2018 Nov 8. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Clinica del Prado, Medellín, Colombia.

Study Objective: To determine the surgical time, suture time, presence of postoperative dyspareunia, and complications that occur after closing the vaginal cuff with a barbed suture compared with conventional suture.

Design: A randomized, controlled clinical trial (Canadian Task Force classification I).

Setting: Private gynecological clinic in Medellin, Colombia. Read More

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November 2018
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Disseminated Cutaneous Infection in a Patient with Dermatomyositis.

Skinmed 2018 9;16(5):343-345. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL.

A 39-year-old Caucasian man with a history of dermatomyositis and diabetes mellitus on a regimen of tacrolimus and methylprednisolone presented to our dermatology outpatient clinic with a painful eruption on his left lower leg. Three months before presentation, he had been admitted to the hospital for cellulitis of the left leg. During admission, a needle aspirate of the left leg cellulitis was performed to obtain fluid for culture to guide therapy. Read More

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November 2018
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Safety and feasibility of contained uterine morcellation in women undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Gynecol Oncol Res Pract 2018 30;5. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

3Division of Gynecology Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 USA.

Background: Widespread concerns have been raised regarding the safety of power morcellation of uterine specimens because of the potential to disseminate occult malignancy. We sought to assess the safety and feasibility of contained manual uterine morcellation within a plastic specimen bag among women with uterine neoplasms.

Methods: A retrospective single-institution descriptive cohort study was conducted from 2003 to 2014. Read More

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October 2018
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A longitudinal investigation of an outbreak of toe tip necrosis syndrome in western Canadian feedlot cattle.

Can Vet J 2018 Nov;59(11):1202-1208

Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4 (Jelinski); University of Calgary Ringgold Standard Institution - Animal Production Health, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 (Marti); Clinical Practice, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 (Janzen); Agriculture and Agri-food Canada - Lethbridge Research Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta (Schwartzkopf-Genswein).

This investigation followed a cohort ( = 21) of single-sourced Angus cross yearling heifers diagnosed with toe tip necrosis syndrome (TTNS). The animals were intensively followed for ~7 months, over which time 5 animals were euthanized because of intractable lameness or life-threatening sequelae such as cellulitis and myositis. Treatment consisted of systemic antimicrobial and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy, removing the necrotic horn tissue to facilitate drainage, and relocating the cattle to an earthen-floor pen. Read More

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November 2018
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Probable cutaneous loxoscelism with mild systemic symptoms: A case report from Spain.

Toxicon 2018 Dec 2;156:7-12. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Head of the Unit of Infectious Diseases, University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, Avinguda de Fernando Abril Martorell 106, 46026, Valencia, Spain.

We present a case from Valencia, Spain, of a 25-year-old woman who presented with a painful erythematous skin lesion, initially diagnosed as cellulitis. The lesion was unresponsive to antibiotic treatments and progressed into a hemorrhagic blister with necrotic ulcer formation. Posterior collection of a spider from the patient's home and expert identification of the spider as Loxosceles rufescens was achieved, establishing the diagnosis of probable cutaneous loxoscelism. Read More

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December 2018
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An Update on the Treatment and Management of Cellulitis.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Departamento de Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Cellulitis and erysipelas are local soft tissue infections that occur following the entry of bacteria through a disrupted skin barrier. These infections are relatively common and early diagnosis is essential to treatment success. As dermatologists, we need to be familiar with the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of these infections. Read More

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October 2018
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Canine Acute Eosinophilic Dermatitis with Edema (Wells-Like Syndrome).

Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 2019 Jan;49(1):47-51

Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 3900 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6051, USA. Electronic address:

Canine acute eosinophilic dermatitis with edema is an uncommon syndromic disorder in dogs with a unique clinical presentation. Most but not all dogs have a history of gastrointestinal upset preceding or concomitant with skin lesion onset. Affected dogs present with macular to generalized erythema that is most evident on the glabrous skin of the abdomen. Read More

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January 2019
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Late-onset extensive haematoma mimicking cellulitis.

Int Wound J 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of Dermatology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Cellulitis is a microbial infection of the deep dermis and the subcutaneous tissue. Several non-infectious disorders, such as contact dermatitis, insect bites, stasis dermatitis, and lipodermatosclerosis, masquerade as infectious cellulitis. There are no specific criteria for the diagnosis of cellulitis; thus, it is challenging to correctly diagnose true cellulitis. Read More

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October 2018
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Epidemiological characteristics of orbital cellulitis among adult population in the Split region, Croatia.

Wien Klin Wochenschr 2018 Oct 29. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Split, University of Split School of Medicine, Spinčićeva 1, 21000, Split, Croatia.

Background: There are few diseases in ophthalmology which could have a fatal outcome, one of them is orbital cellulitis. The aim of this article is to give epidemiological analysis of orbital cellulitis in adult patients in the Split region, Croatia.

Methods: The study was based on a retrospective review of medical records of 53 adult patients with orbital cellulitis treated during the period of 26 years from 1991 to 2016 at the Department of Ophthalmology in the University Hospital of Split. Read More

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October 2018
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Orbital Cellulitis: Clinical Manifestations and Outcomes in a Tertiary Medical Center in Taiwan.

J Ophthalmol 2018 2;2018:4237573. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Branch, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Purpose: To report six cases of orbital cellulitis without preceding endophthalmitis.

Method: Retrospective chart review.

Results: We reported four females and two males admitted to our hospital for orbital cellulitis proven by computed tomographies and bacterial cultures from May 1995 to March 2017. Read More

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October 2018
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High Risk of Deep Neck Infection in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study.

J Clin Med 2018 Oct 25;7(11). Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Department of Otolaryngology, Chiayi Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi 613, Taiwan.

Objective: To investigate the risk of deep neck infection (DNI) in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).

Methods: The database of the Registry for Catastrophic Illness Patients, affiliated to the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, was used to conduct a retrospective cohort study. In total, 5741 patients with T1DM and 22,964 matched patients without diabetes mellitus (DM) were enrolled between 2000 and 2010. Read More

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October 2018
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Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.

Authors:
Amanda B Comer

Adv Emerg Nurs J 2018 Oct/Dec;40(4):296-303

Department of Emergency Medi-cine, Magnolia Regional Health Center, Corinth, Mississippi.

Skin and soft tissue infections are a common complaint seen in the emergency setting, with diagnosis traditionally made by history and physical examination alone. Cellulitis and cutaneous abscesses are often misdiagnosed. Because cellulitis and cutaneous abscesses can appear similar in presentation, they are often misdiagnosed and thus treated inappropriately. Read More

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October 2018
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Cefotaxime induced generalized bullous fixed drug eruption - A case report.

Toxicol Rep 2018 9;5:1011-1013. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Department of Pharmacy Practice, SRM College of Pharmacy, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, 603 203, Kanchipuram (Dt), Tamil Nadu, India.

Fixed drug eruption (FDE) is the most common cutaneous adverse drug reaction. Cefotaxime, a broad-spectrum third-generation cephalosporin, appeared to be a safe and effective therapy in greater than 90% of infections including cellulitis, abscesses and necrotizing ulcers of the skin and subcutaneous tissues but here we report a rare case of 36 years old female patient developed generalized bullous FDE after intravenous administration of Cefotaxime. Read More

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October 2018

Retro-rectus placement of bio-absorbable mesh improves patient outcomes.

Surg Endosc 2018 Oct 25. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 W Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA.

Background: There is little consensus on the ideal anatomical placement of bio-absorbable mesh. We hypothesized that retro-rectus placement of bio-absorbable mesh would significantly reduce recurrence rates when compared to intraperitoneal mesh placement.

Methods: A retrospective review was conducted of patients who underwent open complex ventral hernia repair using bio-absorbable mesh (Bio-A, Gore, Flagstaff, AZ). Read More

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October 2018
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ECOR phylotyping and determination of virulence genes in isolates from pathological conditions of broiler chickens in poultry slaughter-houses of southeast of Iran.

Vet Res Forum 2018 15;9(3):211-216. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

Molecular Microbiology Research Group, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

Avian pathogenic (APEC) are responsible for wide ranges of extra-intestinal diseases in poultry including colibacillosis, cellulitis, coligranuloma and yolk sac infection. Numbers of virulence are considered important in the pathogenicity of these diseases. The aims of the present study were phylogenetic typing and virulence genes detection in isolates from colibacillosis and cellulitis of broiler chickens in poultry slaughterhouses of Shahrbabak region, Kerman, Iran. Read More

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September 2018
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Cutaneous angiosarcoma: a case report of picking the battles in geriatrics.

J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect 2018 15;8(5):300-302. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Gilchrist Baltimore, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Cutaneous angiosarcoma (CA) is a rare form of cancer with limited treatment options and has a very severe prognosis. In this case report, a differential diagnosis, ranging from infection and neoplasia to autoimmune disease, was attributed to recurrent cellulitis centered on a purple lesion. The continuous pursuit of a diagnosis and treatment plan had to be tailored in accordance with patient goals of care. Read More

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October 2018
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[Imaging of orbital cellulitis in children: about 56 cases].

Pan Afr Med J 2018 31;30:94. Epub 2018 May 31.

Radiology Departement, Mother and Child's Hospital, Mohammed VI Teaching Center, Medical School of Marrakesh, Cadi Ayad University, Marrakesh, Morocco.

Orbital cellulitis is rare but potentially severe in children. Diagnosis is primarily based on clinical examination and imaging (CT or MRI). This study aims to highlight the role of imaging, in particular CT scan, in the diagnosis and in the treatment of this pathology. Read More

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October 2018
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Persistent cervical lymphadenitis in a patient with prior thyroid cancer attributed to Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Oct 21;2018. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Medicine/Rheumatology, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey, USA.

We describe a 50-year-old woman with a history of thyroid cancer who presented with bilateral cervical and submandibular lymphadenopathy, low-grade fevers, and increasing fatigue. The patient underwent lymph node fine-needle aspiration, which showed no evidence of metastatic or lymphoproliferative disease. This procedure was complicated by a parapharyngeal abscess and cellulitis. Read More

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October 2018
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