Development of cutaneous gangrene during continuous peripheral infusion of vasopressin
- 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.
- 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.
- Venous gangrene secondary to an aorto-caval fistula. Naraynsingh, Vijay; Ramdass, Michael J. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p597
The article discusses the case of a male patient with venous gangrene associated with an aorto-caval fistula.
- gangrenous. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p926
A definition of the medical term "gangrenous," is presented.
- sphacelate. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2169
A definition of the term "sphacelate," which means to develop gangrene or refers to anything gangrenous, is presented.
- sphacelism. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2169
A definition of the term "sphacelism," which refers to the condition of being affected with sphacelus or gangrene, is presented.