pyogenic infections

pyogenic infections

lesions characterized by acute inflammation and pus formation, e.g. folliculitis, furuncle, carbuncle, abscess formation, cellulitis and necrotic ulceration
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Increased susceptibility to severe pyogenic infections in patients with an inherited deficiency of the second component of complement.
13 Although some strains cause food poisoning, the majority cause pyogenic infections which can be life threatening.
Characteristic clinical features are diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma, premature loss of deciduous and permanent teeth and a tendency to recurrent pyogenic infections of the skin.
Finally, it was proposed to give guidelines to clinicians dealing with such cases of pyogenic infections.
Steroid anti inflammatory drugs were given through sub-conjuctival route so as to reduce inflammation in Group I and II whereas it was restricted in other two groups, for fear of delayed healing of corneal ulcers and contracting pyogenic infections.
In patients with increased IgE levels, a susceptibility to pyogenic infections, and eczematous dermatitis, one might consider prolidase deficiency, an autosomal recessive genodermatosis caused by PEPD gene mutations.
Before the 1980s, the organism most commonly isolated from liver abscesses was Escherichia coli, but in Taiwan and Korea there has been a shift to KP, which is now highly endemic and the major cause of community-acquired pyogenic infections.
Pyogenic infections of the hand: An industrial and clinical investigation in the African miner.
Several recent European epidemiological studies examining the incidence of spinal infection suggest an increasing trend of spinal pyogenic infections in adults.
In addition to the oral and dermatologic findings, patients may have decreased function of neutrophils, lymphocytes, or monocytes and an increased susceptibility to bacterial infection, leading to recurrent pyogenic infections of the skin.
Subsequent sections discuss pyogenic infections and miscellaneous infections.