• tuberculosis
  • Notable extrapulmonary infection sites include the pleura (in tuberculous pleurisy), the central nervous system (in tuberculous meningitis), the lymphatic system (in scrofula of the neck), the genitourinary system (in urogenital tuberculosis), and the bones and joints (in Pott disease of the spine), among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like tuberculosis, Crohn‟s disease also can result in granulomatous peritonitis13. (wikipedia.org)
  • lymphoma
  • About 80% of patients with acute leukemia, 75% of patients with lymphoma, and 50% of patients with multiple myeloma develop infection during the course of their disease, and infection is the proximate cause of death in a substantial fraction of these patients. (nih.gov)
  • infections
  • The frequency of infection is related to the type of underlying neoplastic disease, and most infections occur in patients who are no longer responding to the therapy of their neoplasm. (nih.gov)
  • patients
  • Most patients with NSF have undergone hemodialysis for renal failure, some have never undergone dialysis and others have received only peritoneal dialysis. (texaslawyers.com)
  • Many patients have taken immunosuppressive medications and have other diseases, such as hepatitis C. Four of the five FDA-approved gadolinium contrast agents have been principally implicated in potentially causing nephrogenic systemic fibrosis including Omniscan, Multihance, Magnevist, and OptiMARK. (texaslawyers.com)
  • cause
  • 9 While some diseases, such as hematologic neoplasms, cause neutropenia, it occurs most often as a result of the myelosuppression caused by antineoplastic chemotherapy, especially when such therapy is administered at doses designed to achieve maximum antitumor activity. (nih.gov)
  • When Gadolinium is injected into a person, it can cause nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) which is a debilitating and potentially fatal disease for which there is no known cure. (texaslawyers.com)
  • muscle
  • People with Nephrogenic System Fibrosis describe symptoms including swelling and tightening of the skin, skin thickening, joint pain & problems with range of motion, muscle weakness, and severe deep pain. (texaslawyers.com)
  • evaluation
  • Computed tomography (CT) is particularly important for detailed preoperative assessment and evaluation of the radiological Peritoneal Cancer Index (PCI). (wikipedia.org)