Severe complications of perianal sepsis in patients with human immunodeficiency virusConsten, 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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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
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||British Journal of Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Jun-1996|
- FOURNIERS GANGRENE, ANORECTAL SURGERY, SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT, INFECTED PATIENTS, HIV-INFECTION, AIDS, DISEASES