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phlegmon

(ˈflɛɡmən)
n
(Pathology) pathol a swollen, red, and painful mass affecting bodily tissue that may progress to abscess
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Translations

phleg·mon

n. flemón, infl. del tejido celular.
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phlegmon

n flemón m
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Perforated, Abscess and Phlegmon) is a proven requirement.
Possible differential diagnoses to consider are appendicitis, ovarian torsion, phlegmon or hematoma of broad ligament, pelvic or abdominal abscess, urolithiasis, and pelvic cellulitis.
Inflamed diverticulum, phlegmon formation (Hinchey la), and small ([less than or equal to]3 cm) pericolic abscess formation (partial Hinchey lb) were considered to be consistent with the diagnosis of CT-based uncomplicated diverticulitis.
Meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing antibiotic therapy with appendectomy for acute uncomplicated (no abscess or phlegmon) appendicitis.
Ludwig angina is an aggressively spreading phlegmon or cellulite affecting the mouth floor and submandibular and sublingual tissues of the mouth.
(1) (The Hinchey classification is based on radiologic findings, with 0 for clinical diverticulitis only, la for confined pericolic inflammation or phlegmon, and lb for pericolic or mesocolic abscess.6) Exclusion criteria included suspicion of colonic cancer by CT or ultrasound (US), previous CT/US-proven diverticulitis, sepsis, pregnancy, or antibiotic use in the previous 4 weeks.
Other high suspicion scenarios include prolonged fever with unexplained/culture-negative shock, or antibiotic treatment failure for cervical adenitis or retro/parapharyngeal phlegmon. Consultation with or referral to a regional KD expert may be needed.
The CT findings of appendicitis include dilatation of appendix (>6 mm in diameter), heterogeneity of periappendiceal and pericecal fat as a sign of inflammation, and intraluminal appendicolith and formation of phlegmon or abscess (1) (Figure 1).
PEP with hemorrhagic pancreatitis, phlegmon, or pseudocyst or PEP that requires percutaneous drainage or surgery is also classified as severe PEP.
In accordance with our results are findings from Bekdas and Ozturk, who, in different clinical setting but also related to infection, assessed diagnostic accuracy of PLR regarding acute complicated appendicitis (defined as a the presence of phlegmon, abscess, or perforation) in pediatric population [22].
The placental tissue has been used as a biosorbent for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases (peritonitis, suppurative cholangitis, mastitis, pancreatic necrosis, and phlegmon).