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Rapidly Progressive Fatal Gas Gangrene due to Clostridium Septicum in a Patient with Colon Cancer Revealed by Autopsy

Haruka Kuno, Harumi Gomi, Kazutaka Fukushima, Yukiko Kodama, Taijiro Shirokawa, Kousei Miura, Shijima Taguchi, Norio Takayashiki and Takao Kanai
Int J Crit Care Emerg Med Volume 3, Issue 2

Abstract: Gas gangrene is a rare, life-threatening deep skin infection typically related to contaminated wounds, although it may occur without injury. Non-traumatic gas gangrene due to Clostridium spp. is most commonly caused by Clostridium septicum.

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Successful Treatment of Cerebral Sinus Thrombosis with Edoxaban Alone

Yasushi Shibata
Int J Crit Care Emerg Med Volume 3, Issue 2

Abstract: As initial therapy for cerebral sinus thrombosis, heparin injection and subsequent oral anticoagulant, namely warfarin, has been recommended. We treated a patient with cerebral sinus thrombosis with edoxaban alone as an outpatient. This is the first report of cerebral sinus thrombosis being treated with edoxaban alone.

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Agenesis of the Bilateral Internal Carotid Arteriesled to the Development of Vertigo

Yasushi Shibata
Int J Crit Care Emerg Med Volume 3, Issue 2

Abstract: Agenesis of the bilateral internal carotid arteries is a rare disease. There have been few case reports of subjects who developed cerebral infarction, intracranial hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage. We experienced a rare case of agenesis of the bilateral internal carotid arteries in which the patient developed vertigo.

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