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  • occur
  • A mild fever and/or an increase in the number of infection-fighting white blood cells may occur. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 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)
  • 7, 8 Serious infections also occur in patients with solid tumors in the absence of significant immunosuppression. (nih.gov)
  • Folliculitis usually forms white heads that can occur anywhere on the skin. (staph-infection-resources.com)
  • MRSA infections can also occur in healthy people who have not recently been in the hospital. (umm.edu)
  • Principally generating severe pain that travels up the limb automonic effects including painful erections occur with moderate envenomation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) may occur due to infection with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli or Shigella species, causing low platelet counts, poor kidney function, and low red blood cell count (due to their breakdown). (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary pathogens may also cause more severe disease in a host with depressed resistance than would normally occur in an immunosufficient host. (wikipedia.org)
  • Toxic
  • Toxic shock: this infection may develop due to toxins having their root from surgery, skin wounds or tampons: high fever, confusion, diarrhea, muscle aches, nausea and vomiting. (faizaalam.com)
  • Intravenous
  • with skin injuries or disorders, intravenous catheters, surgical incisions, and those with a weakened immune system due either to disease or a result of immune suppressing medications all have an increased risk of developing Staph infections. (jamiiforums.com)
  • For more severe cases, intravenous fluids may be needed. (wikipedia.org)
  • bronchiectasis
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest may be helpful to examine the lungs for presence of pneumatocoeles and/or bronchiectasis, and to detect mediastinal lymphadenopathy. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • illness
  • Between the third and seventh day of illness, skin peels from the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, and other parts of the body. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Staph-related illness can range from mild and requiring no treatment to severe and potentially fatal. (jamiiforums.com)
  • Staphylococcal food poisoning is an illness of the bowels that causes nausea, vomiting , diarrhea , and dehydration . (blogspot.com)
  • commonly
  • Table 157.1 lists the predominant defects in host defense mechanisms associated with various cancers and the infections most commonly seen as a consequence of those defects. (nih.gov)
  • Staphylococci can be found normally in the nose and on the skin (and less commonly in other locations) of around 25%-30% of healthy adults and in 25% of hospital workers. (jamiiforums.com)
  • brain
  • The brain, lung, or kidney (for instance) could be involved. (google.com)
  • Brain and meninges infection (meningitis) - for MSSA oxacillin, cefazolin, nafcillin, gentamycin etc. may be used. (news-medical.net)
  • Subsequent northern blot analysis revealed high levels of Dock8 expression in the placenta, lung, kidney and pancreas as well as lower levels in the heart, brain and skeletal muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • 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)
  • The relationship between neutropenia and infection has been studied most extensively in patients with acute leukemia. (nih.gov)
  • A short-term infection is an acute infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • infectious
  • Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to the infectious agents and the toxins they produce. (wikipedia.org)
  • The branch of medicine that focuses on infections is referred to as infectious disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The word infection can denote any presence of a particular pathogen at all (no matter how little) but also is often used in a sense implying a clinically apparent infection (in other words, a case of infectious disease). (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • The hyper-IgE syndromes are rare, complex primary immunodeficiencies characterized by clinical manifestation diversity, by particular susceptibility to staphylococcal and mycotic infections as well as by a heterogeneous genetic origin. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Once a diagnosis is made, treatment is based on an individual's clinical condition and may include medication and other strategies for managing infections, allergies, and asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • HIES
  • SPINK5 may present as HIES with skin and hair effects such as trichorrhexis invaginata (bamboo hair). (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • newborn infants , breastfeeding women, and people with chronic conditions such as diabetes , cancer , vascular disease , and lung disease. (jamiiforums.com)
  • Anyone can develop a Staph infection, although certain groups of people are at greater risk, including newborn infants , breastfeeding women, and people with chronic conditions such as diabetes , cancer , vascular disease , and lung disease. (blogspot.com)
  • disease
  • Classified since the early twentieth century as among the deadliest of all disease-causing organisms, staph exists on the skin or inside the nostrils of 20 - 30% of healthy people. (encyclopedia.com)
  • However, a different infection profile, a high rate of neurological complications, as well as frequently reported autoimmunity and malignancy, suggest a distinct disease entity. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Addison's disease - A disease characterized by severe weakness, low blood pressure, and a bronzed coloration of the skin, due to decreased secretion of cortisol from the adrenal gland. (google.com)
  • Synonyms: Morbus addisonii, bronzed skin disease. (google.com)
  • In children rotavirus is the most common cause of severe disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • To get around the usage annoyance, it is common for health professionals to speak of colonization (rather than infection) when they mean that some of the pathogens are present but that no clinically apparent infection (no disease) is present. (wikipedia.org)
  • difficulty
  • Because of the difficulty in treating many of these infections, attempts at reversing the immunologic deficit and strategies for infection prevention are of the utmost importance. (nih.gov)
  • Bronchial asthma - A paroxysmal, often allergic disorder of breathing, characterized by spasm of the bronchial tubes of the lungs, wheezing, and difficulty in breathing air outward, often accompanied by coughing and a feeling of tightness in the chest. (google.com)
  • serious
  • Most serious infections including bacteremias develop during episodes of severe and prolonged neutropenia, and virtually every patient whose neutrophil count is less than 100/mL for 3 weeks or more will develop an infection, indicating a direct relationship between the risk of infection and the duration of neutropenia. (nih.gov)
  • Therapy is often given in combination with aminoglycosides like gentamicin for more serious infections. (news-medical.net)
  • Serious staph infections are more common in people with chronic (long-term) medical problems. (umm.edu)
  • cancers
  • Immunodeficiency disorders are associated with or predispose affected patients to various complications, including infections, autoimmune disorders, and lymphomas and other cancers. (merckmanuals.com)
  • predispose
  • A thorough knowledge of the many factors that predispose these patients toward the development of infections is essential. (nih.gov)
  • result
  • With severe envenomation heart and lung failure can result in death In addition, the venom contains high levels of serotonin, making an envenomation by this species particularly painful. (wikipedia.org)
  • Repeat infections are typically seen in areas with poor sanitation, and malnutrition, stunted growth, and long-term cognitive delays can result. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Good skin care is also important in patients with hyper IgE syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the time patients reach adolescence, they have often exhibit a characteristic facial appearance characterized by a broad nose, fleshy nasal tip, prominent forehead, facial asymmetry, prominent skin pores, and deep set eyes. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Infection continues to be a significant problem in patients with cancer. (nih.gov)
  • Recent advances in medical technology, such as bone marrow and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and the use of intensive chemotherapeutic regimens, have added substantially to the number of patients who are able to survive neoplastic disorders but do so with seriously impaired host defense mechanisms that compromise their ability to resist or contain infections. (nih.gov)
  • Therefore, it is often not possible to make a specific diagnosis, and empiric therapy is generally administered in high-risk patients who are suspected of having an infection. (nih.gov)
  • Many factors increase the susceptibility of immunosuppressed cancer patients to infection. (nih.gov)
  • Neutropenia remains the most common predisposing factor for infection in cancer patients. (nih.gov)