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Treatment Guideline for Patients with Native Culture-negative Pyogenic Vertebral Osteomyelitis.

Clin Orthop Relat Res 2021 Jun 15. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Spine Center, Department of Orthopedics, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang, Korea.

Background: With the development of evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and antibiotic treatment of patients with pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis, various nonsurgical and surgical treatment strategies have achieved favorable results. However, sufficient administration of appropriate antibiotics is a prerequisite for treatment success, which cannot be guaranteed in patients with culture-negative pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis. Unfortunately, previous studies on culture-negative pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis were limited by small patient groups, short follow-up periods, varied treatment protocols, and inconsistently defined clinical endpoints. Read More

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Importation of Entamoeba histolytica and predominance of Klebsiella pneumoniae in liver abscesses: a 7-year retrospective cohort study from the United Arab Emirates.

Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines 2021 Jun 12;7(1):17. Epub 2021 Jun 12.

Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

Background: There is a dearth of information on liver abscesses in the United Arab Emirates. Herein, we describe the clinical features of liver abscesses and determine their incidence rates and clinical outcomes.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the clinical charts of adult patients with a primary diagnosis of liver abscess at a major hospital over a 7-year period. Read More

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Amoebic, Pyogenic or Mixed? The More You Search, The More You Find!

Rishi Bolia

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

From the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India.

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Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Bacteremia in a Lung Transplant Recipient Exposed to Domestic Pets.

Cureus 2021 May 7;13(5):e14895. Epub 2021 May 7.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA.

commonly colonizes companion animals, including canines. This microbe is a major opportunistic pathogen responsible for pyogenic and necrotizing skin and soft tissue infection in canines. Infection with is increasingly being recognized in humans, especially in those who are immunocompromised This microbe is quite similar to , expressing several analogous virulence factors and a variety of toxins. Read More

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Pathology, bacteriology and molecular studies on caseous lymphadenitis in Camelus dromedarius in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2015-2020.

PLoS One 2021 8;16(6):e0252893. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Veterinary Laboratories, Animal Wealth Sector, Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) or pseudotuberculosis is a chronic zoonotic bacterial disease caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, which affects livestock and humans. This study aimed to describe the pathology, bacteriology and confirm the identity of the pathogen by 16S rRNA gene sequencing in Camelus dromedarius. A total of 12 camels with suspected CLA in three regions of Abu Dhabi Emirate (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra), United Arab Emirate (UAE) were subjected to clinical and postmortem examinations from January 2015 to December 2020. Read More

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Clinical features, treatment and outcome of discospondylitis in cats.

J Feline Med Surg 2021 Jun 8:1098612X211020159. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Dovecote Veterinary Hospital, Castle Donington, Derby, UK.

Objectives: There is a paucity of information on feline discospondylitis. This study aimed to describe the signalment, clinical and laboratory findings, aetiological agents, treatment and outcome in cats affected by discospondylitis.

Methods: This was a retrospective review of the medical records of cats diagnosed with discospondylitis at four referral institutions. Read More

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Pyogenic lung abscess in an infectious disease unit: a 20-year retrospective study.

Ther Adv Respir Dis 2021 Jan-Dec;15:17534666211003012

Department of Infectious Diseases, AP-HP Hôpital Tenon, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France.

Background: Pyogenic lung abscesses are rare and poorly described infections. This study aimed to describe their prognostic factors.

Methods: We retrospectively included all patients hospitalized between 1 January 1998 and 1 June 2018, with an International Classification of Diseases, version 10 (IDC-10) diagnosis of pyogenic lung abscess, from the Diamm based medical records (Micro6, Nancy, France). Read More

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Operative Treatment of Adult Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis: A Retrospective Study of 32 Cases.

Cureus 2021 May 3;13(5):e14820. Epub 2021 May 3.

Orthopaedic Department, Papageorgiou General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GRC.

Background Spondylodiscitis is a potentially life-threatening infection that imposes a significant financial burden on healthcare systems. Current reports suggest an increase in the incidence of spondylodiscitis, which could be attributed to the aging population and the growing rates of drug abuse. This study aims to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of surgical treatment of spondylodiscitis. Read More

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A Rare Case of Pyogenic Granuloma in the Tooth Extraction Socket.

Case Rep Dent 2021 21;2021:5575896. Epub 2021 May 21.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan.

Pyogenic granuloma (PG) refers to a common, acquired, benign, and vascular tumor that arises in tissues such as the skin and mucous membranes. However, it is extremely rare for PG to arise from an empty socket after tooth extraction. Herein, we describe a rare case of PG that arose from the empty extraction socket of the second molar adjacent to a dentigerous cyst of the left mandibular wisdom tooth in a 57-year-old man. Read More

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Clinical characteristics of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis and factors associated with inadequate treatment response.

Int J Infect Dis 2021 Jun 3. Epub 2021 Jun 3.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Heart Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Objectives: Pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis (PVO) is associated with a high burden of disease. We aimed to describe characteristics at presentation of PVO, risk of inadequate treatment response (ITR), relapse and death, and to determine risk factors for ITR.

Methods: Patients with an ICD-10 discharge code for PVO admitted to a major Danish university hospital between November 2016 to April 2019 were included. Read More

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Efficacy of bleomycin as a treatment modality in pyogenic granuloma: a case series.

Dermatol Ther 2021 Jun 5:e15024. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

Department of Dermatology, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and ABVIMS, New Delhi, India.

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Lactobacillus gasseri liver abscess and bacteremia: a case report.

BMC Infect Dis 2021 Jun 2;21(1):518. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Internal Medicine, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Vasco de Quiroga 15, Tlalpan, 14080, Mexico City, Mexico.

Background: Lactobacillus is a genus of Gram-positive non-spore-forming rods usually found in the microbiota of the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, and female genitourinary tract. Also, they are commonly used in the food industry as supplements and probiotics. Lactobacilli are normally considered non-pathogenic to the human body, however, under certain circumstances such as immunosuppression, they can cause severe infections, with only a few cases of bacteremia, infective endocarditis, pneumonia, meningitis, and intra-abdominal infections reported. Read More

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Dermatol Ther 2021 Jun 2:e15016. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Section of Dermatology, Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.

An increasing use of beta-blockers in dermatology has been described over the last 10 years, despite the fact that their use in diseases other than infantile hemangiomas is off-label. This review discusses the emerging role of topical beta-blockers in the treatment of infantile hemangioma, but also pyogenic granuloma, Kaposi sarcoma, wounds and nail paronychia. Data in literature demonstrate that topical beta-blockers are a safe and valid therapeutic option in numerous cutaneous diseases. Read More

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Pyogenic Liver Abscess Risk in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2021 12;8:675345. Epub 2021 May 12.

Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences Science, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

To date, no comprehensive epidemiological study exists on pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) risk in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) worldwide. We conducted a retrospective cohort study by using data from Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) to examine the association between newly diagnosed T2DM and PLA. The T2DM cohort included patients newly diagnosed as having T2DM (ICD-9-CM:250) from 2000 to 2009, with follow-up until December 31, 2011. Read More

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Isolated spleen tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient, a rare case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 May 12;83:105966. Epub 2021 May 12.

Digestive Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jl Diponegoro No 71, Salemba, Jakarta Pusat 10430, Indonesia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB), as a major public health concern, is affecting almost 10 million people globally. At present, diagnostic and screening efforts mainly focus on positive smear results. Therefore, the number of extra pulmonary and negative sputum TB is rising and hampering the diagnosis and treatment process due to the large number of false negatives. Read More

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A curious case of stent fracture and left ventricular pseudoaneurysm - A rare association in the background of cardiac tuberculosis.

Trop Doct 2021 May 27:494755211017422. Epub 2021 May 27.

Department of Cardiology, 29354SCTIMST, India.

Cardiac involvement in tuberculosis mainly affects the pericardium, with the myocardium being rarely involved. Coronary stent infection in patients with tuberculosis is rarely described. Myocardial involvement in tuberculosis can lead to complications such as ventricular granuloma, or dysrhythmias. Read More

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[Klebsiella pneumoniae pyogenic liver abscess in an octogenarian: Presentation as endophthalmitis].

Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 2021 May 22. Epub 2021 May 22.

Servicio de Medicina Interna y Geriatría. Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España. Electronic address:

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Successful treatment of eruptive pyogenic granuloma (PG) with propranolol.

Dermatol Ther 2021 May 24:e14998. Epub 2021 May 24.

Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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Epidemiological, bacteriological and molecular studies on caseous lymphadenitis in sheep of Dakhlia, Egypt.

Anim Biotechnol 2021 May 24:1-6. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

Caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) is a chronic and insidious disease that mainly affects small ruminants and caused by (). The aims of this research were to identify by PCR from pyogenic lesions, to study the phylogenetic analysis of and to detect the prevalence based on the detected superficial lesions of CLA in Dakahlia governorate, Egypt. Out of 3471 clinically examined animals, 129 (3. Read More

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A novel case of bacteremia secondary to liver abscess formation following transarterial chemoembolization.

IDCases 2021 7;24:e01150. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Medicine - Infectious Disease, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT, 06105, United States.

is an uncommon gram-negative bacterium that has rarely been identified as the causative organism in severe infections. Few cases have been described and have included patients with pneumonia, urinary tract infections or cholangitis. Only one case has reported to involve a liver abscess, thought to be from a primary urologic source. Read More

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Aggressive Presentation of Streptococcus constellatus.

Cureus 2021 Apr 17;13(4):e14534. Epub 2021 Apr 17.

Internal Medicine, Bhaskara Medical College, Hyderabad, IND.

The group (SAG) consists of three bacteria (, , and ) that are known commensals of the upper respiratory, digestive, and reproductive tracts. While a rare occurrence, these bacteria have the capability of causing devastating pyogenic infections and ensuing abscess formations. It is often difficult to distinguish this group as a contaminant or the offending organism (as it is often cultured in respiratory specimens); therefore, it is important to understand the risk factors, clinical presentation, and diagnostic findings that can provide a more accurate picture to identify the organism. Read More

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The Added Value of Cerebral Imaging in Patients With Pyogenic Spinal Infection.

Front Neurol 2021 4;12:628256. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

The incidence of pyogenic spinal infection has increased in recent years. In addition to treatment of the spinal infection, early diagnosis and therapy of coexisting infections, especially of secondary brain infection, are important. The aim of this study is to elucidate the added value of routine cerebral imaging in the management of these patients. Read More

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Invasive pneumococcal disease: a diagnostic challenge due to multiple portals of causative bacteria.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 19;14(5). Epub 2021 May 19.

Department of General Medicine, Saga University Hospital, Saga, Japan.

A 64-year-old woman was transferred to our hospital because of fever, painful swelling in upper jaw, back pain and dysuria. She was in shock and physical examinations revealed tenderness on maxillary sinus, cellulitis in the right foot, hypoesthesia in both lower extremities and groin, mild weakness in both lower extremities, and bladder and rectal dysfunctions. Blood examination showed elevated white cell count and C reactive protein, and urinalysis revealed urinary tract infection. Read More

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Infectious Myelopathies.

Pria Anand

Semin Neurol 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.

Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

In the setting of both globalization and increasing use of immunosuppressive therapy, infectious myelopathies are an important cause of morbidity worldwide. Clinical spinal cord syndromes related to infection are varied, including transverse myelitis, acute flaccid paralysis related to anterior horn cell involvement, spinal cord compression, chronic spastic paraparesis, and myeloradiculitis. Causative pathogens include viruses, parasites, pyogenic and atypical bacteria, and fungi. Read More

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"String Test" for Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Am J Med 2021 May 16. Epub 2021 May 16.

All authors affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030.

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Biopsied non-dental plaque-induced gingival diseases in a Chinese population: a single-institute retrospective study.

BMC Oral Health 2021 05 17;21(1):265. Epub 2021 May 17.

Department of Oral Pathology, National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China.

Background: While inflammatory diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis induced by dental plaque biofilms constitute the majority of gingival lesions, gingiva can also be affected by a variety of diseases with aetiologies different from bacterial biofilms. The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyze the frequency and distribution of non-dental plaque-induced gingival diseases (NDPIGDs) in the Chinese population in a single institute.

Methods: A total of 6859 samples of biopsied gingival diseases during the period 2000-2019 were obtained from the Department of Pathology, Peking University Hospital of Stomatology. Read More

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Management Practices and Predictors of Outcome of Liver Abscess in Adults: A Series of 1630 Patients from a Liver Unit.

J Clin Exp Hepatol 2021 May-Jun;11(3):312-320. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi 110070, India.

Background: The management practices of liver abscess (LA) have evolved over time. The precise diagnosis of etiology and complications is pivotal for appropriate management.

Methods: Descriptive analyses of consecutive patients treated for LA using electronic medical records at a liver unit between years 2010 and 2020 and investigate relationships between clinical, imaging, laboratory and microbiological findings, treatment strategies and mortality. Read More

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Differential effects of anti-RANKL monoclonal antibody and zoledronic acid on necrotic bone in a murine model of Staphylococcus aureus-induced osteomyelitis.

J Orthop Res 2021 May 15. Epub 2021 May 15.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

Osteomyelitis is characterized by progressive inflammatory bone destruction accompanied by severe pain and disability. However, with the exception of antibiotic therapies, there is no established therapy to protect the bone from infectious osteolysis. The anti-receptor activator of nuclear factor-kB ligand (RANKL) monoclonal antibody (anti-RANKL Ab) is a potential drug based on its proven effectiveness in preventing joint bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis; however, the efficacy and adverse effects of anti-RANKL Ab in osteomyelitis remain to be investigated. Read More

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Management of Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis Following Nonspinal Surgeries: A Tertiary Care Center Experience.

Int J Spine Surg 2021 Jun 13;15(3):591-599. Epub 2021 May 13.

Orthopaedic & Knee Clinic, Mumbai, India.

Background: The literature is lacking on the incidence and management of pyogenic spondylodiscitis (PS) following routine elective surgical procedures. This study aimed to analyze the presentation and treatment outcome in patients with PS following nonspinal surgeries at a tertiary care center with a minimum follow-up of 12 months.

Methods: The demographic, clinical-radiologic features, and treatment outcomes in 40 patients with a diagnosis of PS following nonspinal surgical procedures were retrospectively reviewed and analyzed. Read More

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Endoscopic resection of a pediatric pyogenic granuloma of the major papilla.

Endoscopy 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Center for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Surgery and Anatomy Department, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

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