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Severe complications of perianal sepsis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus

Consten, ECJ., Slors, JFM., Danner, SA., Sars, PRA., Obertop, H. & VanLanschot, JJB., Jun-1996, In : British Journal of Surgery. 83, 6, p. 778-780 3 p.

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  • ECJ Consten
  • JFM Slors
  • SA Danner
  • PRA Sars
  • H Obertop
  • JJB VanLanschot

Fifty human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with perianal sepsis were studied, Seven (14 per cent) had serious septic complications, four patients with severe necrotizing gangrene,and three with abscesses in the mediastinum, liver and brain respectively. CD4(+) lymphocyte counts were significantly lower in patients with severe septic complications as compared with those with uncomplicated perianal sepsis (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)778-780
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Volume83
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun-1996
Externally publishedYes

    Keywords

  • FOURNIERS GANGRENE, ANORECTAL SURGERY, SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT, INFECTED PATIENTS, HIV-INFECTION, AIDS, DISEASES

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