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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]

Term Hierarchy

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
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
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
Cranendonk DR, Lavrijsen APM, Prins JM, Wiersinga WJ
Neth J Med 2017 Nov;75(9):366-378. PMID: 29219814

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
Watkins RR, David MZ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2021 Mar;35(1):1-48. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.10.011. PMID: 33494872
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
Shimizu T, Tokuda Y
Intern Med 2010;49(12):1051-7. Epub 2010 Jun 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.49.2964. PMID: 20558917

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
Cranendonk DR, Lavrijsen APM, Prins JM, Wiersinga WJ
Neth J Med 2017 Nov;75(9):366-378. PMID: 29219814
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

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
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
Leiblein M, Marzi I, Sander AL, Barker JH, Ebert F, Frank J
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2018 Apr;44(2):279-290. Epub 2017 May 8 doi: 10.1007/s00068-017-0792-8. PMID: 28484782
Bellapianta JM, Ljungquist K, Tobin E, Uhl R
J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2009 Mar;17(3):174-82. doi: 10.5435/00124635-200903000-00006. PMID: 19264710

Clinical prediction guides

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
Leiblein M, Marzi I, Sander AL, Barker JH, Ebert F, Frank J
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2018 Apr;44(2):279-290. Epub 2017 May 8 doi: 10.1007/s00068-017-0792-8. PMID: 28484782

Recent systematic reviews

Kwee RM, Kwee TC
Skeletal Radiol 2022 Apr;51(4):727-736. Epub 2021 Jul 24 doi: 10.1007/s00256-021-03875-9. PMID: 34302500
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
Abetz JW, Adams NG, Mitra B
Emerg Med J 2018 Jan;35(1):56-61. Epub 2016 Oct 25 doi: 10.1136/emermed-2016-205950. PMID: 27797873

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