140 results match your criteria Pseudomonas Folliculitis


[An Itching Pleasure].

Praxis (Bern 1994) 2021 Feb;110(2):108-110

Klinik für Dermatologie, Universitätsspital Basel.

An Itching Pleasure A 50-year-old female patient presents in the emergency department with an itchy, acneiform exanthema on the trunk and malaise for two days. Laboratory testing showed no abnormalities. After further questioning, the patient reported frequent use of her new whirlpool. Read More

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February 2021

Skin manifestations of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2021 Apr;34(2):72-79

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Sotiria General Hospital, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece.

Purpose Of Review: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen with considerable morbidity and mortality, particularly in vulnerable hosts. Skin manifestations are common, either representing local inoculation or secondary skin seeding following bloodstream infections. As patients with various predisposing conditions are expanding, we sought to review the most recent published evidence regarding epidemiology, risk factors and diagnosis of skin manifestations of P. Read More

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Pseudomonas folliculitis: a complication of the lockdown hot tub boom? Lessons from a patient.

Br J Gen Pract 2021 01 28;71(702):43-44. Epub 2020 Dec 28.

Department of Dermatology, St George's Hospital, London.

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January 2021

Infections in Patients with Chronic Granulomatous Disease Treated with Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Blockers for Inflammatory Complications.

J Clin Immunol 2021 Jan 4;41(1):185-193. Epub 2020 Nov 4.

Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Necker-Enfants Malades University Hospital, AP-HP, Paris, France.

Purpose: Management of inflammatory complications of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is challenging. The aim of this study was to assess safety, with a focus on infections, and effectiveness of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) blockers in CGD patients.

Methods: A retrospective, single-center cohort study of CGD patients treated by anti-TNF-α agents at Necker-Enfants Malades University Hospital (Paris, France) and registered at the French National Reference Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies (CEREDIH). Read More

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January 2021

Hot Tub-Associated Pseudomonas Folliculitis: A Case Report and Review of Host Risk Factors.

Cureus 2020 Sep 23;12(9):e10623. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Dermatology, St. Joseph Dermatopathology, Houston, USA.

folliculitis is an infection of the skin commonly associated with swimming pool and hot tub use. It often presents as outbreaks affecting multiple individuals using the same contaminated public water facility. We present a case report of a 50-year-old woman who developed pseudomonal folliculitis after using a hot tub with multiple family members. Read More

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September 2020

Turquoise Discoloration of Organs on Autopsy Secondary to Treatment of Septic Shock With Methylene Blue.

Cureus 2020 Sep 13;12(9):e10434. Epub 2020 Sep 13.

Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA.

Septic shock can result from the dissemination of infections and can lead to hypoperfusion secondary to vasodilation. Methylene blue can help stabilize blood pressure refractory to other measures in shock. We report a case of a 58-year-old male who died of septic shock due to bacteremia secondary to acute folliculitis and epididymo-orchitis. Read More

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September 2020

Clinical features and treatment of epidermal growth factor inhibitor-related late-phase papulopustular rash.

J Dermatol 2020 Feb 5;47(2):121-127. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, National Hospital Organization Shikoku Cancer Center, Matsuyama, Japan.

Papulopustular rash, an acneiform rash, appears on the seborrheic region during the first to second week of treatment with an epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (EGFRi). The rash gradually disappears after the fourth week; however, it persists or newly develops in other regions during EGFRi treatment. Because Staphylococcus aureus is frequently isolated from late-phase papulopustular rash, we assessed the incidence of bacterial infection and treatment outcomes of patients with late-phase papulopustular rash. Read More

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February 2020

An outbreak of skin rash traced to a portable floating tank in Norway, May 2017.

Euro Surveill 2019 Sep;24(38)

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Department of Zoonotic, Food- and Waterborne Infections,, Oslo, Norway.

Despite concerns about infection risks of floating tanks, outbreaks have rarely been reported. In May 2017, an outbreak of skin rash occurred among visitors of a floating tank open for the public in Norway. We assessed the extent and cause of the outbreak and the risk factors for infection in a retrospective cohort study among the visitors of the floating tank using a standardized web-based questionnaire. Read More

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September 2019

Bilateral Mastitis as a Complication of Folliculitis Caused by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Following Hot-Tub Use.

Actas Dermosifiliogr (Engl Ed) 2019 Jul - Aug;110(6):501-502. Epub 2019 Mar 23.

Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Carabineros, Santiago, Chile.

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January 2020

Outbreaks Associated with Treated Recreational Water - United States, 2000-2014.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018 May 18;67(19):547-551. Epub 2018 May 18.

Outbreaks associated with exposure to treated recreational water can be caused by pathogens or chemicals in venues such as pools, hot tubs/spas, and interactive water play venues (i.e., water playgrounds). Read More

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Impact of Type III Secretion Effectors and of Phenoxyacetamide Inhibitors of Type III Secretion on Abscess Formation in a Mouse Model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 11 24;61(11). Epub 2017 Oct 24.

Department of Microbiology/Immunology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

is a leading cause of intra-abdominal infections, wound infections, and community-acquired folliculitis, each of which may involve macro- or microabscess formation. The rising incidence of multidrug resistance among isolates has increased both the economic burden and the morbidity and mortality associated with disease and necessitates a search for novel therapeutics. Previous work from our group detailed novel phenoxyacetamide inhibitors that block type III secretion and injection into host cells In this study, we used a mouse model of abscess formation to test the efficacy of these compounds against the type III secretion system (T3SS). Read More

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November 2017

[Pseudomonas aeruginosa in dermatology].

Authors:
A Morand J-J Morand

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2017 Nov 2;144(11):666-675. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Service de dermatologie, hôpital d'instruction des armées Sainte-Anne, 83800 Toulon, France. Electronic address:

Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a ubiquitous Gram-negative bacillus characterized by its greenish color and sweetish smell, is at the origin of potentially severe forms of dermatosis, such as ecthyma gangrenosum which marks immunosuppression or reveals blood-poisoning, especially in children. It frequently colonizes chronic wounds and serious burns, and spongiotic or acantholytic dermatosis, especially when severe or localized in skinfolds. It requires special care because of its high resistance to antibiotics and antiseptics. Read More

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November 2017

A Case of Congenital Folliculitis Caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Preterm Neonate.

Jpn J Infect Dis 2017 Jul 28;70(4):453-454. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

Division of Neonatology, Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center.

Intrauterine infections are associated with life-threatening neonatal conditions such as sepsis, intracranial hemorrhage, and chronic lung disease. Herein we present a case of generalized congenital folliculitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a preterm neonate of 27 weeks gestational age successfully treated with antibiotics. Folliculitis is an important manifestation of intrauterine P. Read More

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Infection in burn patients in a referral center in Colombia.

Burns 2017 May 6;43(3):642-653. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

University Hospital of Santander, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Worldwide, burns are responsible for more than 300,000 deaths annually; infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in these patients. Early identification and treatment of infection improves outcome. Toward this end it's necessary to identify the institutions flora and organisms that most frequently produces infection. Read More

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Dermoscopy: a useful tool for assisting the diagnosis of Pseudomonas folliculitis.

An Bras Dermatol 2016 Nov-Dec;91(6):835-836

University of Udine - Udine, Italy.

This report describes the usefulness of dermoscopy as a supportive diagnostic tool in a pseudomonas folliculitis case. Read More

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[Cutaneous lesions during hot-tub hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Pseudomonas folliculitis ?]

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2017 Apr 4;144(4):290-294. Epub 2016 Nov 4.

Service de dermatologie, hôpital Saint-André, CHU de Bordeaux, rue Jean-Burguet, 33076 Bordeaux, France. Electronic address:

Background: Interstitial lung disease, cutaneous rash and elevated serum angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) may suggest diagnoses other than sarcoidosis.

Patients And Methods: A 58-year-old man had presented dyspnoea for 2 years with increased angiotensin-converting enzyme, as well as an interstitial syndrome and micronodules. The possibility of sarcoidosis was raised. Read More

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa on vinyl-canvas inflatables and foam teaching aids in swimming pools.

J Water Health 2014 Dec;12(4):772-81

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, P.O. Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands E-mail:

Swimming pool-related Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections mainly result in folliculitis and otitis externa. P. aeruginosa forms biofilms on surfaces in the swimming pool environment. Read More

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December 2014

Rubbing skin with nylon towels as a major cause of pseudomonas folliculitis in a Japanese population.

J Dermatol 2015 Jan 26;42(1):81-3. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

Department of Dermatology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan.

Pseudomonas folliculitis (PF) is a community-acquired skin infection, which develops after exposure to contaminated water such as whirlpools, swimming pools, water slides and hot tubs. In Japan, this condition has been sporadically reported, often in association with bathing; however, the exact cause of PF in the Japanese population remains unclear. In this study, we retrospectively reviewed 10 patients with PF diagnosed at our dermatology clinic (two males and eight females). Read More

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January 2015

Dose-response algorithms for water-borne Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis.

Epidemiol Infect 2015 May 2;143(7):1524-37. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

The School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and the Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation, University of New South Wales,Sydney,New South Wales,Australia.

We developed two dose-response algorithms for P. aeruginosa pool folliculitis using bacterial and lesion density estimates, associated with undetectable, significant, and almost certain folliculitis. Literature data were fitted to Furumoto & Mickey's equations, developed for plant epidermis-invading pathogens: N l = A ln(1 + BC) (log-linear model); P inf = 1-e(-r c C) (exponential model), where A and B are 2. Read More

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[Whirlpool-dermatitis with "hot hands"].

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2014 Jul 1;139(28-29):1459-61. Epub 2014 Jul 1.

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

History And Admission Findings: A 15-year-old boy presented with painful nodules on his palms and discrete pustules on the forearm. Two days earlier he had taken a bath in a new whirlpool.

Investigations: Bacteriological examination of the pustules revealed Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Read More

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[Treatment of superficial bacterial cutaneous infections: a survey among general practitioners in France].

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2013 Dec 16;140(12):755-62. Epub 2013 Aug 16.

Service de dermatologie, hôpital Trousseau, CHU de Tours, avenue de la République, 37170 Chambray-lès-Tours, France.

Background: Superficial bacterial skin infection and superinfection of skin diseases are usually treated by general practitioners using antiseptics or antibiotics. However, acquired resistance to biocidal agents, both systemic and topical, is growing.

Objectives Of The Study: Our aim was to assess the skill of GPs in clinical situations involving common skin infections. Read More

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December 2013

Pseudomonas aeruginosa dose response and bathing water infection.

Epidemiol Infect 2014 Mar 8;142(3):449-62. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

The School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and the Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the opportunistic pathogen mostly implicated in folliculitis and acute otitis externa in pools and hot tubs. Nevertheless, infection risks remain poorly quantified. This paper reviews disease aetiologies and bacterial skin colonization science to advance dose-response theory development. Read More

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[Whirlpool folliculitis: 6 cases outbreak report].

Med Clin (Barc) 2014 Jan 4;142(2):87-8. Epub 2013 Oct 4.

Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, Córdoba, España; Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC), Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, España; Red Española de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas (REIPI RD12/0015), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, España.

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January 2014

[Community outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis associated with a spa].

Med Clin (Barc) 2014 Jan 18;142(2):86-7. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

Servicio Aranés de Bienestar y Salud, Vielha e Mijaran, Lleida, España.

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January 2014

Pseudomonas folliculitis in Arabian baths.

Dermatol Online J 2013 Jul 14;19(7):18959. Epub 2013 Jul 14.

Department of Dermatology, San Cecilio University Hospital, 2a Avenida Doctor Olóriz 16, Granada, Spain.

A 35-year-old man presented with a painful cutaneous skin eruption that was localized on the upper trunk. He stated that the previous weekend he had attended an Arabian bath. The physical examination revealed multiple hair follicle-centered papulopustules surrounded by an erythematous halo. Read More

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Papulopustular eruption after holiday in a 44-year-old man. Whirlpool dermatitis (pseudomonas folliculitis).

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2013 Aug 29;11(8):763-4. Epub 2013 Apr 29.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, University of Göttingen, Germany.

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[Pseudomonas folliculitis outbreaks associated with swimming pools or whirlpools in two guest-room sites in the northern region of Israel].

Harefuah 2012 Jul;151(7):381-7, 437

District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Northern Region, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

In summer 2010-2011 two outbreaks of Pseudomonas foliculitis occurred among bathers who used the swimming pools or whirlpools in two guest-room sites. The source of the infection was traced to the swimming pools or whirlpools, which had not been chlorinated and monitored routinely. Of 40 bathers, 25 (62. Read More

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[Pseudomonas folliculitis after spa bath exposure].

Ugeskr Laeger 2012 Jun;174(26):1824-5

Dermatologisk Afdeling I og Allergicentret, Odense Universitetshospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, 5000 Odense C, Denmark.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a rare cause of folliculitis. Pseudomonas folliculitis can develop after contact with contaminated water from swimming pools, hot tubs and spa baths. Systemic therapy may be indicated in patients with widespread lesions, systemic symptoms or in immunosuppressed patients. Read More

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