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*  Peptostreptococcus
... can cause brain, liver, breast, and lung abscesses, as well as generalized necrotizing soft tissue ... lung abscesses, and mediastinitis. These bacteria account for 10-20% of anaerobic isolated recovered from pulmonary infections ... Found in abscesses of the liver, spleen, and abdomen. Like in upper respiratory tract and dental infections, anaerobic gram- ... It requires a direct lung puncture, or the use of trans-tracheal aspiration. Anaerobic gram-positive cocci are part of the ...
*  Amoebic liver abscess
The high concentration in the liver parenchyma and the lung allows the drug to act upon E. Histolytica in cases of amoebic ... A amoebic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by amebiasis. It is the involvement of liver tissue by trophozoites ... The total dose in amoebic liver abscess should not exceed 650 mg or 10 mg/kg. This should be given over a period of 10 days in ... For the treatment of amoebic liver abscess, it is administered in doses of 0.6 G. base per day in 2 to 3 divided doses orally ...
*  Amoebiasis
It can cause lung abscess, pulmono pleural fistula, empyema lung and broncho pleural fistula. It can also reach the brain ... most frequently ending up in the liver where it can cause amoebic liver abscesses. Liver abscesses can occur without previous ... pericolic and pericaecal abscess. Complications of hepatic amoebiasis includes subdiaphragmatic abscess, perforation of ... The levels of antibody are much higher in individuals with liver abscesses. Serology only becomes positive about two weeks ...
*  Brain abscess
... epidural abscess) or remote (lung, heart, kidney etc.) infectious sources, within the brain tissue. The infection may also be ... Brain abscess (or cerebral abscess) is an abscess caused by inflammation and collection of infected material, coming from local ... Other symptoms and findings depend largely on the specific location of the abscess in the brain. An abscess in the cerebellum, ... Brain abscess at eMedicine MR Diagnosis[permanent dead link] MedPix Imaging Brain Abscess. ...
*  Actinomycosis
The disease is characterised by the formation of painful abscesses in the mouth, lungs, breast, or gastrointestinal tract. ... Actinomycosis abscesses grow larger as the disease progresses, often over months. In severe cases, they may penetrate the ... The three most common sites of infection are decayed teeth, the lungs, and the intestines. Actinomycosis does not occur in ... This name refers to the large abscesses that grow on the head and neck of the infected animal. It can also affect swine, horses ...
*  Lung abscess
Pulmonary abscess on CT scan Pulmonary abscess on CXR Pathology image of a lung abscess. A subpleural abscess. Broadspectrum ... Alcoholism is the most common condition predisposing to lung abscesses. Lung abscess is considered primary (60%) when it ... Lung abscess is a type of liquefactive necrosis of the lung tissue and formation of cavities (more than 2 cm) containing ... Mortality from lung abscess alone is around 5% and is improving. Empyema Bronchiectasis Abscess Pleural effusion Bartlett JG, ...
*  Aspiration pneumonia
Complications may include lung abscess. Some include chemical pneumonitis as a subtype, which occurs from acidic but non- ... Aspiration pneumonia is a type of lung infection that is due to a relatively large amount of material from the stomach or mouth ... Generally, the right middle and lower lung lobes are the most common sites affected, due to the larger caliber and more ... Patients who aspirate while standing can have bilateral lower lung lobe infiltrates. The right upper lobe is a common area of ...
*  Russell Brock, Baron Brock
Lung Abscess (Blackwell Scientific Publications: Oxford, 1952); The Anatomy of Congenital Pulmonary Stenosis (Cassell & Co.: ... with special reference to the surgery of lung abscess (Oxford University Press: London, 1946, Second edition 1954); The Life ... notably hypothermia and the heart-lung machine, as they emerged, enabling operations to be performed directly. He was an ...
*  Pneumonia
In rare circumstances, bacteria in the lung will form a pocket of infected fluid called a lung abscess. Lung abscesses can ... Long-term antibiotics are usually adequate to treat a lung abscess, but sometimes the abscess must be drained by a surgeon or ... Yu, H (March 2011). "Management of pleural effusion, empyema, and lung abscess". Seminars in interventional radiology. 28 (1): ... This may include, among others: empyema, lung abscess, bronchiolitis obliterans, acute respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis, ...
*  Pulmonary hygiene
For people with chronic lung diseases, bronchial hygiene is used to prevent infections and lung abscesses. Bronchial hygiene is ... Chest percussion & postural drainage are used in bronchiectasis and lung abscess. The patient's body is positioned so that the ... The word pulmonary refers to the lungs. The word toilet is related to the French toilette, refers to body care and hygiene; ... There are drainage positions for all segments of the lung. These positions are modified depending on the patient's condition ...
*  Postural drainage
... (PD) is drainage used in bronchiectasis and lung abscess. The patient's body is positioned so that the ... There are drainage positions for all segments of the lung. These positions can be modified depending on the patient's condition ... The most affected area is drained first to prevent infected secretions spilling into healthy lung. Drainage time varies but ...
*  Pleurisy
It also may show signs of pneumonia, a lung abscess, or a tumor. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), also called nuclear magnetic ... It can result from acute lung injury or a lung disease like emphysema. Lung procedures, like surgery, drainage of fluid with a ... A large amount of extra fluid can push the pleura against the lung until the lung, or a part of it, collapses. This can make it ... A chest tube removes the air and lets the lung expand again. The lung fluid is examined under a microscope and is evaluated for ...
*  Bacteroides melaninogenicus
... lung abscesses, and chronic otitis media and sinusitis. They have been recovered also from abscesses and burns around the oral ... play a major role in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease and periodontal abscesses. The prevalence of P. melaninogenics is ... cavity, human bites, paronychia, urinary tract infection, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis, and bacteremia associated with upper ...
*  Edward Sapir
Florence was hospitalized for long periods both for her depressions and for the lung abscess, and she died in 1924 due to an ... From 1912 Florence's health deteriorated due to a lung abscess, and a resulting depression. The Sapir household was largely run ...
*  Celtis sinensis
Leaves and bark are used in Korean medicine to treat menstruation and lung abscess. It is a naturalized non-invasive species in ...
*  Alexander Bakulev
In 1938 Bakulev conducted a successful lobectomy in a case of chronic lung abscess. In 1939 he earned the academic degree of ...
*  Boerhaave syndrome
... lung abscess, pericarditis, and spontaneous pneumothorax. If esophageal perforation is suspected, even in the absence of ...
*  Prevotella bivia
... lung abscess, pulmonary empyema, and chronic otitis media and sinusitis. Other species have been isolated from abscesses and ... predominate in periodontal disease and periodontal abscesses. The genus also includes gut bacteria. Prevotella species dominate ... burns in the vicinity of the mouth, bites, paronychia, urinary tract infection, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis, and bacteremia ...
*  Prevotella
... lung abscess, pulmonary empyema, and chronic otitis media and sinusitis. They have been isolated from abscesses and burns in ... predominate in periodontal disease and periodontal abscesses. In a study of gut bacteria of children in Burkina Faso (in Africa ... the vicinity of the mouth, bites, paronychia, urinary tract infection, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis, and bacteremia ...
*  Klebsiella pneumoniae
These patients have an increased tendency to develop lung abscess, cavitation, empyema, and pleural adhesions. It has a death ... it can cause destructive changes to human and animal lungs if aspirated (inhaled), specifically to the alveoli (in the lungs) ... such as pyogenic liver abscesses, osteomyelitis, and endophthalmitis, in a generally younger and healthier population. To get a ...
*  Jakub Chlebowski
Polish) Clinical importance of the division of lung abscesses into acute and chronic (Przegl Lek. 1955 Jun 24;11(6):161-3. ...
*  Harry T. Morey
Morey died in Brooklyn, New York, United States in 1936 at the age of 62 of a lung abscess. Ben Hur (1907) A Cure for Pokeritis ...
*  Parapneumonic effusion
A parapneumonic effusion is a type of pleural effusion that arises as a result of a pneumonia, lung abscess, or bronchiectasis ...
*  Cochliobolus lunatus
... lung abscess or bronchial asthma. Several serological tests can be performed to assess total IgE and allergen specific IgE and ... especially for abscesses in the brain. Administration of antifungals is commonly indicated as secondary management therapy, ...
*  Classification of pneumonia
... necrotizing pneumonia includes pneumonias that cause substantial necrosis of lung cells, and sometimes even lung abscess. ... The resulting lung inflammation is not an infection but can contribute to one, since the material aspirated may contain ... A lobar pneumonia is an infection that only involves a single lobe, or section, of a lung. Lobar pneumonia is often due to ... With dust pneumonia, dust settles all the way into the alveoli of the lungs, stopping the cilia from moving and preventing the ...
*  Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge
Four men shot the bear (with two bullets going through its lungs), but it continued to charge. Two more men shot the bear, but ... and abscesses from the amount of alkali in the river and soil. At about 5:00 P.M. on May 10, expedition member William E. ... He shot it through the lungs, but the bear continued to charge. Bratton outran the bear, which expedition members later tracked ...
*  Sputum
Massive blood - cavitary tuberculosis or tumor such as lung cancer of lung, or lung abscess; bronchiectasis; lung infarction; ... It is seen in cases of bronchiectasis, lung abscess, an advanced stage of bronchitis, or acute upper respiratory tract ... ruptured lung abscess, chronic infectious bronchitis, and infected bronchiectasis or cystic fibrosis. Rust colored - usually ... "The sputum color of patients with acute cough and no underlying chronic lung disease does not imply therapeutic consequences ...