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    Hereditary Spherocytosis Professional

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

    Gas Gangrene Professional

    Synonym: clostridial myonecrosis This is a life-threatening bacterial infection with gangrene which has the following three features: Muscle necrosis Sepsis Gas production - usually ...

    Left Upper Quadrant Pain Professional

    Remember 'medical' causes of abdominal pain (not necessarily LUQ pain): Diabetic ketoacidosis . Septicaemia . Hypercalcaemia . Henoch-Schönlein purpura . He...

    Renal Disease in Pregnancy Professional

    Acute kidney injury in pregnancy may be due to various causes, including: Septicaemia - eg, septic abortion, pyelonephritis. Haemolysis - eg, sickling crisis, malaria.

    Tropical Spastic Paraparesis Professional

    For example: Septicaemia from urinary infections or infected pressure sores . Pneumonia and pulmonary emboli secondary to immobility.

    Pneumococcal Vaccination Professional

    Pneumococcal infection Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) is common and may produce a range of illnesses - some more serious than others - eg, otitis media, meningitis , ...

    Gangrene Professional

    Complications This includes septicaemia , septic shock and loss of the involved area. Prognosis Prognosis depends on the presence of other morbidity, the area of the body affected a...

    Circumcision Professional

    More severe complications include: Septicaemia . Removal of the end of the penis. Removal of too much foreskin. Urethrocutaneous fistula.

    Parenteral Feeding Professional

    Infection This occurs in 1.3% to 26.2% of patients with central venous catheters used to administer parenteral nutrition. [ 6 ] Higher rates are found across the world, particularly in high-risk...

    Childhood Diarrhoea Professional

    Systemic infection: eg, urinary tract infection, pneumonia, otitis media, meningitis, septicaemia. Antibiotic-associated and rarely pseudomembranous colitis. Dietary: food allergy or in...

    Intestinal Obstruction and Ileus Professional

    Perforation and ischaemia of the bowel may cause peritonitis and septicaemia. Fluid and electrolyte imbalance, hypovolaemia and septicaemia may all contribute to circulatory colla...

    Gastroenteritis in Children Professional

    Usually samples are not required but should be sent for microbiological investigation in outbreaks - eg, in schools, or if: Septicaemia is suspected. There is blood and/or mucus in th...

    Human and Animal Bites Professional

    Less frequent complications include tetanus, rabies, septicaemia, septic arthritis, tenosynovitis, tendonitis, fractures, osteomyelitis, peritonitis, endocarditis, endophthalmitis, meningitis...

    Meningococcal Vaccination Professional

    Meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia are globally endemic with periodic epidemics. There are at least 12 serogroups. B, C, W and Y have historically been the most common in the UK. [ 1 ] ...

    Urinary Tract Infection in Children Professional

    Atypical urinary tract infection : NICE defines this as a UTI where there are any of the following features: Seriously ill/septicaemia. Poor urine flow. Presence of an abdominal o...

    Immune Thrombocytopenia Professional

    Meningococcal septicaemia . Non-accidental injury . Pseudothrombocytopenia (false platelet count caused by platelet clumping).

    Febrile Convulsions Professional

    Causes of fever in children with febrile seizures The vast majority are: Viral infections Otitis media Tonsillitis Other causes of fever with seizure are: Gastroenteritis ...

    Childhood Anaemia Professional

    Infections (including malaria , septicaemia ). Drug- and toxin-induced. Disseminated intravascular coagulation . Hypersplenism .

    Hearing Testing and Screening in Young Children Professional

    Confirmed or strongly suspected bacterial meningitis, or meningococcal septicaemia. Temporal bone fracture. Severe unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia. Children with delayed speec...

    Hepatorenal Syndrome Professional

    Complications Life-threatening bacterial infections ( septicaemia , spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, pneumonia ). Prognosis [ 4 ] HRS is associated with low survival, with an ave...