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    Strongyloidiasis Professional

    Disseminated strongyloidiasis (occurs in immunosuppressed patients) can present with abdominal pain, distension, shock, pulmonary and neurological complications, and septicaemia. Disseminated...

    Intussusception in Adults Professional

    Sepsis and septicaemia. Shock (septicaemic or haemorrhagic).

    Phosphoglycerate Kinase 1 Deficiency Professional

    Differential diagnosis There are a number of enzyme defects that can cause myoglobinuria [ 6 ] as well as other causes to remember: Biochemical abnormalities (eg hypokalaemia , hypophosphat...

    MRSA Conditions

    For example, blood poisoning (septicaemia), lung infection (pneumonia), bone infection (osteomyelitis), heart valve infection (endocarditis), etc.

    Biological Medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis Conditions

    These can be quite serious and some people have had severe infections such as infection of the blood (septicaemia), as well as tuberculosis (TB) and hepatitis B reactivation. Screening for he...

    Viral Skin Infections Conditions

    Rare but life-threatening infections like meningococcal septicaemia can cause a rash but by then the person will also be feeling very ill. In general, seek medical advice if you or your ch...

    Children with Breathing Difficulties Conditions

    See separate leaflet called Sepsis (Septicaemia) for further information . It is essential to know what the symptoms of sepsis are so you can seek urgent medi...

    Blood Cultures Professional

    Septicaemia Blood cultures

    Puerperal Pyrexia Professional

    Complications The possible complications of the infection will depend on the site, although several complications such as septicaemia, pulmonary embolus, disseminated intravascular coagula...

    Catatonia and Catalepsy Professional

    Malaria . Septicaemia . Typhoid. Tuberculosis Medical Addison's disease, hypopituitarism, carcinoid tumours.

    Rat-bite Fever Professional

    Management Penicillin is the first-line therapy. [ 4 ] Tetracycline is an alternative in those who are penicillin-allergic. [ 1 , 4 ] Complications [ 1 ] Parotitis Tenosy...

    Retropharyngeal Abscess Professional

    Epidural abscess. Septicaemia . Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) . Erosion of the second and third cervical vertebrae.

    Mycetoma (Madura Foot) Professional

    A high incidence of secondary bacterial infection in mycetoma lesions has been reported. [ 11 ] This can cause increased pain and disability as well as septicaemia, which may be fatal if untr...

    Cellulitis and Erysipelas Conditions

    Possible complications of untreated cellulitis include: Blood poisoning (septicaemia) which can be life-threatening . A ball of pus (an abscess) forming in the infected area.

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Professional

    Salmonella septicaemia, recurrent. Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary. Toxoplasmosis of brain.

    Chronic Granulomatous Disease Professional

    One study found that the most prominent reasons for death were pneumonia and pulmonary abscess (18/84 cases), septicaemia (16/84 cases) and brain abscess (4/84 cases) [ 16 ] .

    Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency Professional

    In Saudi Arabia the G6PD status of all children aged 1 month to 14 years, who were treated for meningitis, septicaemia, osteomyelitis, or typhoid fever during a nine-year period, was reviewed...

    Inserting Temporary Pacemakers Professional

    The preferred route of access for temporary transvenous pacing is the internal jugular vein followed by subclavian and femoral veins. [ 2 ] However, all the major venous access sites (internal and ext...

    Intussusception in Children Professional

    Sepsis and septicaemia. Necrosis. Haemorrhage. Perforation. Peritonitis. Failure of enema reduction [ 4 ] .

    Hereditary Spherocytosis Professional

    Clostridial septicaemia . Heinz body anaemia. Zinc toxicity . Severe hypophosphataemia . Hypersplenism .