Venous gangrene secondary to an aorto-caval fistula
- Noma: A neglected scourge of children in sub-Saharan Africa. Enwonwu, C.O. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1995, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p541
Focuses on the development of noma, a severe gangrene of the soft and hard tissues of the mouth, face and neighboring areas in Africa. Reappraisal of the etiology of noma; Risks factors; Symptoms.
- Fournier's Gangrene in a Man Who Was HIV-Positive With a High CD4 Count: An Unusual Presentation of a Complex Rectoscrotal Fistula. Ndirika, Sandra Chika; Melville, Rex; Green, James // UroToday International Journal;2010, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p1
Fournier's gangrene is a potentially life-threatening, necrotising fasciitis of the perineal and/or genital region. Known risk factors include diabetes, alcoholism, and immunosuppression. Often described as idiopathic, a cause can usually be found such as trauma, catheterization, or anorectal...
- Post-TURP penile gangrene and urethrocutaneous fistula in carcinoma of prostate. Jariwala, S. K.; Kataria, T.; Mammen, K. J. // Indian Journal of Urology;Supplement1, Vol. 24, pS38
A seventy years old male presented with LUTS of 6 months duration. A diagnosis of CaP was established by prostate biopsy. Bilateral orchidectomy was done initially. A channel TURP was done 2 weeks later. The patient presented 3 weeks after TURP with gangrene of penis and urinary incontinence....
- Gas gangrene of the abdominal wall due to late-onset enteric fistula after polyester mesh repair of an incisional hernia. Moussi, A.; Daldoul, S.; Bourguiba, B.; Othmani, D.; Zaouche, A. // Hernia;Apr2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p215
The occurrence of enteric fistulae after wall repair using a prosthetic mesh is a serious but, fortunately, rare complication. We report the case of a 66-year-old diabetic man who presented with gas gangrene of the abdominal wall due to an intra-abdominal abscess caused by intestinal erosion six...
- A Case of Plague Successfully Treated with Ciprofloxacin and Sympathetic Blockade for Treatment of Gangrene. Kuberski, T.; Robinson, L.; Schurgin, A. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p521
A critically ill patient with septicemic plague and peripheral gangrene was treated successfully with ciprofloxacin. There are no previous reports of plague being successfully treated with ciprofloxacin. Peripheral gangrene of this patient's feet was managed with use of sympathetic blockade; the...
- Symmetrical Peripheral Gangrene: A New Presentation of an Old Disease. Knight Jr., T. T.; Gordon, Stephen V.; Canady, Jerome; Rush, Daniel S.; Browder, William // American Surgeon;Feb2000, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p196
This report concerns two cases and a review of the literature on the subject of symmetrical peripheral gangrene. Symmetrical peripheral gangrene is defined as symmetrical distal ischemic damage in two or more sites in the absence of major vascular occlusive disease. It occurs in patients who are...
- Gangrene of the toes. Obeid, M.L. // British Medical Journal;6/10/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6126, p1530
Relates the experience of the author on gangrene in Great Britain. Use of translumbar aortogram for general anesthesia; Reduction of amputation rate following arterial reconstruction; Problems associated with vascular reconstruction.
- A Medical Mystery — Gangrene and Cutaneous Nodules. Schanz, Stefan; Ulmer, Anja // New England Journal of Medicine;4/6/2006, Vol. 354 Issue 14, p1515
The article invites readers to diagnose the medical condition of a 62-year-old man with gangrene in the right hand.
- Development of cutaneous gangrene during continuous peripheral infusion of vasopressin. Anderson, J.R.; Johnston, G.W. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/3/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6406, p1657
Presents a case of a cutaneous gangrene development during continuous peripheral infusion of vasopressin. Reduction of portal hypertension through vasopressin infusion; Death of two patients from variceal hemorrhage and postoperative complications; Analysis of the local blanching of the skin.