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PubMed Articles [181 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Significance of diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) as an improving factor in contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) enterography in evaluation of patients with Crohn's disease.

Aim To determine capabilities and potential of contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) enterography in order to establish the diagnosis and to evaluate severity and activity of intestinal i...

Liver Abscess Secondary to Perforation after Duodenal Endoscopic Resection.

Duodenal perforation is a complication of endoscopic mucosal resection. Liver abscess secondary to iatrogenic perforation is extremely rare. A 43-year-old female visited the hospital to remove a sub-e...

Periodontitis and dental scaling associated with pyogenic liver abscess: A population-based case-control study.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between periodontitis, dental scaling (DS) and pyogenic liver abscesses (PLAs).

Recovery of brain abscess-induced stuttering after neurosurgical intervention.

Stuttering occurs in approximately 5% of all children and 1% of adults. One type, neurogenic stuttering, is usually attributable to strokes or other structural damages to the brain areas that are resp...

Diagnostic Challenge with Nocardia Subretinal Abscess: A Case Report from Tuberculosis-Endemic Region.

To describe a case of Nocardia subretinal abscess, which posed a diagnostic challenge due to the presence of mycobacterial genome in sample obtained from fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB).


To report a case of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus subretinal abscess that continued to progress, despite intravitreal and systemic antibiotic therapy.

Reconstruction of Small Chest Wall Defects Caused by Tubercular Abscesses Using Two Different Flaps.

Tubercular infection of the chest wall is rare and typically progresses to abscess formation. The treatment of these abscesses combines medical therapy with surgical debridement, which can cause defec...

Massive splenic abscess secondary to haematogenous dissemination of Clostridium glycolium.

Pyoderma gangrenosum on the nose.

Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare ulcerative condition associated with various systemic diseases. Lesions on the lower extremities and the trunk are common, but lesions on the nose are rare. Here we repo...

Lower-limb reconstruction with chimeric flaps: The quad flap.

Early soft-tissue coverage is critical for treating traumatic open lower-extremity wounds. As free-flap reconstruction evolves, injuries once thought to be nonreconstructable are being salvaged. Free-...

News Articles [11 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

$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.

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

While antibiotics have greatly reduced the dangers of ear infections, serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and brain abscess still occur, according ...

Ear infections can lead to meningitis, brain abscess and other neurological complications

(Loyola University Health System) While antibiotics have greatly reduced the dangers of ear infections, serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and bra...

Dr. Angela Cotey, Mount Horeb, WI Dentist, Joins Philippines Mission Trip, Offers Vital Dental Care to Taytay, Rizal

Dr. Angela Cotey, dentist in Mount Horeb, WI, participates in a mission trip to Taytay, Rizal in the Philippines. She, along with a team of clinicians, provide quality medical and dental care to the r...

Medical News Today: How to treat an infected hangnail

Find out how to treat an infected hangnail. In this article, we cover home remedies, how to drain an abscess, prevention methods, and symptoms.

Boy, 11, has SEA SNAIL still in its shell removed from his elbow one week after falling on rocks at the beach – The Sun

The SunBoy, 11, has SEA SNAIL still in its shell removed from his elbow one week after falling on rocks at the beachThe SunDOCTORS have removed a sea snail still in its shell from a boys elbow after h...

Proton-Pump Inhibitor Use and Mortality Risk in Patients with Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Observational data suggest elevated in-hospital mortality risk for PPI users among patients newly diagnosed with pyogenic liver abscess.

Spinal Epidural Abscess

Non-operative management of spinal epidural abscess is safe and effective in selected patients.

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Clinical Trials [77 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Peritonsillar Abscess: Aspiration Versus Tonsillectomy a Chaud

Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) has a relatively high incidence of 41 per 100,000/year in Denmark. In spite of that, there is no regional or national consensus on treatment of PTA. Abscess dra...

Packing of Perianal Abscess Cavities

The aim of this trial is to compare internal wound packing to no packing in postoperative management following incision and drainage of perianal abscess. Participants will be randomised 1:...

LIFT Technique Versus Seton in Management of Anal Fistula

Abscesses and anal fistulas represent about 70% of perianal suppuration, with an estimated incidence of 1/10,000 inhabitants per year and representing 5% of queries in coloproctology. Ana...


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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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