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Soft tissue infection

MedGen UID:
101768
Concept ID:
C0149778
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Infection, Soft Tissue; Infections, Soft Tissue; Soft Tissue Infection; Soft Tissue Infections
SNOMED CT: Soft tissue infection (95880003)

Definition

A bacterial infectious process affecting the soft tissues. A severe form caused by anaerobic or aerobic bacteria is associated with soft tissues necrosis and affects the subcutaneous adipose tissue, muscles, fascia, and the skin. [from NCI]

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Professional guidelines

PubMed

Rrapi R, Chand S, Kroshinsky D
Med Clin North Am 2021 Jul;105(4):723-735. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2021.04.009. PMID: 34059247
Bandyk DF
Semin Vasc Surg 2018 Jun-Dec;31(2-4):43-48. Epub 2019 Feb 6 doi: 10.1053/j.semvascsurg.2019.02.001. PMID: 30876640
Cranendonk DR, Lavrijsen APM, Prins JM, Wiersinga WJ
Neth J Med 2017 Nov;75(9):366-378. PMID: 29219814

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Bouza E, Burillo A
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2022 Apr 1;35(2):61-71. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000814. PMID: 35067522
Bystritsky RJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2021 Mar;35(1):49-60. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.10.002. PMID: 33494874
Stevens DL, Bryant AE, Goldstein EJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2021 Mar;35(1):135-155. Epub 2020 Dec 7 doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.10.004. PMID: 33303335
Bandyk DF
Semin Vasc Surg 2018 Jun-Dec;31(2-4):43-48. Epub 2019 Feb 6 doi: 10.1053/j.semvascsurg.2019.02.001. PMID: 30876640
Lima AL, Oliveira PR, Carvalho VC, Cimerman S, Savio E; Diretrizes Panamericanas para el Tratamiento de las Osteomielitis e Infecciones de Tejidos Blandos Group
Braz J Infect Dis 2014 Sep-Oct;18(5):526-34. Epub 2014 Apr 1 doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2013.12.005. PMID: 24698709Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

Rrapi R, Chand S, Kroshinsky D
Med Clin North Am 2021 Jul;105(4):723-735. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2021.04.009. PMID: 34059247
Bystritsky RJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2021 Mar;35(1):49-60. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.10.002. PMID: 33494874
Cranendonk DR, Lavrijsen APM, Prins JM, Wiersinga WJ
Neth J Med 2017 Nov;75(9):366-378. PMID: 29219814
Bonne SL, Kadri SS
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2017 Sep;31(3):497-511. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2017.05.011. PMID: 28779832Free PMC Article
Lima AL, Oliveira PR, Carvalho VC, Cimerman S, Savio E; Diretrizes Panamericanas para el Tratamiento de las Osteomielitis e Infecciones de Tejidos Blandos Group
Braz J Infect Dis 2014 Sep-Oct;18(5):526-34. Epub 2014 Apr 1 doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2013.12.005. PMID: 24698709Free PMC Article

Therapy

Bouza E, Burillo A
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2022 Apr 1;35(2):61-71. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000814. PMID: 35067522
Rrapi R, Chand S, Kroshinsky D
Med Clin North Am 2021 Jul;105(4):723-735. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2021.04.009. PMID: 34059247
Bystritsky RJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2021 Mar;35(1):49-60. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.10.002. PMID: 33494874
Bonne SL, Kadri SS
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2017 Sep;31(3):497-511. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2017.05.011. PMID: 28779832Free PMC Article
Lima AL, Oliveira PR, Carvalho VC, Cimerman S, Savio E; Diretrizes Panamericanas para el Tratamiento de las Osteomielitis e Infecciones de Tejidos Blandos Group
Braz J Infect Dis 2014 Sep-Oct;18(5):526-34. Epub 2014 Apr 1 doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2013.12.005. PMID: 24698709Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Kämmerer PW, Fan S, Aparicio C, Bedrossian E, Davó R, Morton D, Raghoebar GM, Zarrine S, Al-Nawas B
Int J Implant Dent 2023 May 17;9(1):11. doi: 10.1186/s40729-023-00478-y. PMID: 37198345Free PMC Article
Okun MM, Flamm A, Werley EB, Kirby JS
J Emerg Med 2022 Nov;63(5):636-644. Epub 2022 Oct 12 doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2022.08.001. PMID: 36243614
Rrapi R, Chand S, Kroshinsky D
Med Clin North Am 2021 Jul;105(4):723-735. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2021.04.009. PMID: 34059247
Acquisto NM, Bodkin RP, Brown JE, Graman PS, Jones CMC, Li T, Hardy DJ, Dodds Ashley E
Emerg Med J 2018 Jun;35(6):357-360. Epub 2018 Mar 9 doi: 10.1136/emermed-2017-206843. PMID: 29523721
Voelzke BB, Hagedorn JC
Urology 2018 Apr;114:8-13. Epub 2017 Nov 13 doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.10.031. PMID: 29146218

Clinical prediction guides

Kämmerer PW, Fan S, Aparicio C, Bedrossian E, Davó R, Morton D, Raghoebar GM, Zarrine S, Al-Nawas B
Int J Implant Dent 2023 May 17;9(1):11. doi: 10.1186/s40729-023-00478-y. PMID: 37198345Free PMC Article
Rrapi R, Chand S, Kroshinsky D
Med Clin North Am 2021 Jul;105(4):723-735. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2021.04.009. PMID: 34059247
Peetermans M, de Prost N, Eckmann C, Norrby-Teglund A, Skrede S, De Waele JJ
Clin Microbiol Infect 2020 Jan;26(1):8-17. Epub 2019 Jul 5 doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.06.031. PMID: 31284035
Fernando SM, Tran A, Cheng W, Rochwerg B, Kyeremanteng K, Seely AJE, Inaba K, Perry JJ
Ann Surg 2019 Jan;269(1):58-65. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002774. PMID: 29672405
Bandyk DF
Semin Vasc Surg 2018 Jun-Dec;31(2-4):43-48. Epub 2019 Feb 6 doi: 10.1053/j.semvascsurg.2019.02.001. PMID: 30876640

Recent systematic reviews

Kämmerer PW, Fan S, Aparicio C, Bedrossian E, Davó R, Morton D, Raghoebar GM, Zarrine S, Al-Nawas B
Int J Implant Dent 2023 May 17;9(1):11. doi: 10.1186/s40729-023-00478-y. PMID: 37198345Free PMC Article
Huang C, Zhong Y, Yue C, He B, Li Y, Li J
World J Emerg Surg 2023 Mar 25;18(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s13017-023-00490-y. PMID: 36966323Free PMC Article
Lin HS, Lin PT, Tsai YS, Wang SH, Chi CC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 Feb 26;2(2):CD013099. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013099.pub2. PMID: 33634465Free PMC Article
Tan E, Braithwaite I, McKinlay CJD, Dalziel SR
JAMA Netw Open 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2022398. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.22398. PMID: 33125495Free PMC Article
Fernando SM, Tran A, Cheng W, Rochwerg B, Kyeremanteng K, Seely AJE, Inaba K, Perry JJ
Ann Surg 2019 Jan;269(1):58-65. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002774. PMID: 29672405

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