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PubMed Articles [185 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cerebellar Abscess Caused by Extension of an Otogenic Infection Through the Labyrinth and Internal Auditory Canal.

Appendiceal neoplasm risk associated with complicated acute appendicitis-a population based study.

Appendiceal tumors are rare, but high neoplasm rates have been reported at interval appendectomy after periappendicular abscess. Non-operative management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis has shown ...

Rare case of -related splenic abscess.

A 64-year-old woman with a medical history of morbid obesity, chronic hepatitis C, essential hypertension, multiple episodes of abdominal cellulitis, diabetes mellitus type 2 on insulin, intravenous a...

Idea and innovation: Secure fixation between dermis and periosteum using perforator flap to prevent recurrence of pilonidal sinus disease.

In the past decades, numerous surgical techniques and conservative treatments for pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) had been discussed and published. There is still no consensus yet of the best techniques...

Hematologic Values of Healthy and Sick Free-ranging Lesser Flamingos ( Phoeniconaias minor) in Kenya.

We determined hematologic parameters of five healthy and nine sick free-ranging Lesser Flamingos ( Phoeniconaias minor) from Lake Nakuru, Kenya. Heterophilia and lymphopenia were evident in sick birds...

Review and case report demonstrate that spontaneous spinal epidural abscesses are rare but dangerous in childhood.

A spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rare paediatric bacterial infection, with possible devastating neurologic sequelae. We explored localisation in the cervical segment, which is unusual, but more da...

30-Day Mortality Following Surgery for Spinal Epidural Abscess: Incidence, Risk Factors, Predictive Algorithm, and Associated Complications.

Retrospective case-control study.

Spinal Tophi Causing Cord Compression and Mimicking Epidural Abscess in a Young Man With Lesch-Nyhan Variant.

Gas Forming Pyogenic Liver Abscess.

Antibiotics versus No Antibiotics for the Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis: Review of the Evidence and Future Directions.

Acute diverticulitis occurs in 25% of individuals with diverticular disease and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality rates. Disease severity is classified as uncomplicated or complic...

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Alternative Antibiotics After C-Section Linked to More Infections

Women given alternatives to first-line cephalosporins showed a higher risk of surgical site infections, abscess, cellulitis, and other adverse outcomes. Medscape Medical News

GI Dynamics Announces FDA Approval for EndoBarrier Pivotal Trial

Pivotal trial to focus on reduction of hemoglobin A1c for patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and obesity GI Dynamics Inc. (ASX:GID): ...

Control Medical Technology LLC Product Pipeline Analysis, 2018 Update [Report Updated: 30052018] Prices from USD $750

SummaryControl Medical Technology LLC Control Medical is a medical device company that develops designs and markets aspirator products. The company offers aspiration with a handheld handoperated devic...

Proposed: Screen Patients with Certain Infections for Opioid Addiction

(MedPage Today) -- Expert panel identifies endocarditis, skin abscess, others as flags for drug abuse

Medical News Today: Will home treatments work for a Bartholin's abscess?

Bartholin’s glands are positioned on each side of the vagina. When they become blocked a cyst may develop. A Bartholin’s abscess occurs when a Bartholin’s cyst gets infected. The treatment optio...

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

The term pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) describes a compilation of infections that arise from an ascending infection of the vagina or cervix to the upper genital tract, which is comprised of the ut...

Health Tip: If You Have an Abscess

-- An abscess forms when germs enter the body through an open wound. An abscess often is raised and may feel warm and painful to the touch. The Nemours Foundation advises against popping, pushing, squ...

$18 Million Verdict Returned After Infection Misdiagnosis, Paraplegia

A delay in diagnosis led to the patient's spinal abscess, causing paraplegia.

PPI Use and Mortality in Those With Pyogenic Liver Abscess

A new study examines the impact of PPI treatment on mortality among patients with pyogenic liver abscess. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

When Can Spinal Epidural Abscesses Be Managed Nonoperatively?

A large retrospective study of medically managed epidural abscess suggests that some patient characteristics can predict failure of a nonoperative approach.

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Clinical Trials [80 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

SuperSeton Pilot Studie

Rationale: Perianal fistulas are a common incapacitating problem. Many patients are treated by seton drainage to prevent recurrent abscess formation. Nowadays, vessel loops or sutures are ...

Oral Antibiotics for Anal Abscess

BACKGROUND Anal abscess and perianal fistula is a high prevalence disorder in general population that affect adult patients on young ages, affecting them significantly their social and qua...

Study of Bcg Scars of Under Five Years Old Children in Assiut University Hospital

Study of BCG Vaccination scars of under five years old children . Estimation of the frequency of children without BCG scar after BCG vaccine . Evaluation of factors which may affect scar f...

Blue Light Therapy in Reducing Inflammation During Sepsis

Our data suggest that modulating the characteristics of light carries the potential to modify the host response to injury and critical illness and thus, improve outcome. The ability to mod...

Antibiotic Irrigations for Intra-Abdominal Drains

Intra-abdominal abscesses are pus-filled pouches in the abdominal cavity. Current standard of care includes drain placement in the abscess cavity to reach source control as well as adminis...

Unilateral Posterolateral Approach for Spondylodiskitis

This retrospective study assess the efficacy and safety of a posterolateral unilateral approach for debridement and titanium cage insertion supplemented by contralateral transfascial screw...

Effects of Repetitive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Patients With Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Background and Rationale: Cerebrovascular disease is always ranked at the top causes of death and most of hospitalized acute stroke patients have ischemic stroke [1]. Although the ...

De-roofing and Curettage vs WLE for Pilonidal Abscess

Pilonidal disease refers to a common disease affecting mostly young males. It may present as asymptomatic pits, acute and painful abscess formation, or chronic discharging sinuses. There a...

The LOOP Trial in Treatment of Skin Abscesses

This prospective, randomized controlled trial enrolled a convenience sample of adults and children presenting to two Level 1 trauma centers over 12-months with subcutaneous skin abscesses ...

MR Assessment of Perianal Crohn's Disease

Perianal Crohn's disease (pCD) is the commonest form of fistulising Crohn's disease, with up to 38% of patients affected and with 30% of them experiencing recurring disease symptoms. Prese...


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Accumulation of purulent EXUDATES beneath the DIAPHRAGM, also known as upper abdominal abscess. It is usually associated with PERITONITIS or postoperative infections.

Abscess of the PSOAS MUSCLES resulting usually from disease of the lumbar vertebrae, with the pus descending into the muscle sheath. The infection is most commonly tuberculous or staphylococcal.

An abscess located in the abdominal cavity, i.e., the cavity between the diaphragm above and the pelvis below. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Localized circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the periodontal tissue. It is a derivative of marginal periodontitis and commonly associated with suprabony and infrabony pockets and interradicular involvements, in contrast to periapical abscess which is attributable to pulp necrosis.

MYCOSES of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges which may result in ENCEPHALITIS; MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; MYELITIS; BRAIN ABSCESS; and EPIDURAL ABSCESS. Certain types of fungi may produce disease in immunologically normal hosts, while others are classified as opportunistic pathogens, causing illness primarily in immunocompromised individuals (e.g., ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME).

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