Gas Gangrene

Known as: clostridial myonecrosis, Gas Gangrene [Disease/Finding], Gangrene, Gas 
A severe condition resulting from bacteria invading healthy muscle from adjacent traumatized muscle or soft tissue. The infection originates in a… (More)

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1936-2017
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Review
2016
Review
2016
The Gram-positive anaerobic bacterium Clostridium perfringens is widely distributed in nature, especially in soil and the… (More)
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2008
2008
The first human case of fulminant gas gangrene caused by Clostridium chauvoei, a pathogen causing ruminant blackleg, was… (More)
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2004
2004
A 57-year-old male with a history of hypercholesterolemia and anxiety but otherwise in good health volunteered to donate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Clostridium perfringens is a Gram-positive anaerobic spore-forming bacterium that causes life-threatening gas gangrene and mild… (More)
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2001
2001
To examine the synergistic effects of alpha-toxin and perfringolysin O in clostridial myonecrosis, homologous recombination was… (More)
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2000
2000
Clostridium perfringens gas gangrene is a fulminant infection, and radical amputation remains the single best treatment. It has… (More)
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1998
1998
Clostridium perfringens α-toxin is the key virulence determinant in gas gangrene and has also been implicated in the pathogenesis… (More)
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1997
1997
The rapid extension of necrosis and an absence of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNL) at the site of infection are two hallmarks… (More)
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1996
1996
Clostridial myonecrosis (gas gangrene) is an uncommon sequela of traumatic injury. Infection with Clostridium perfringens in… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The pathogenesis of clostridial myonecrosis, or gas gangrene, involves the growth of the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium… (More)
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