Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections Questions & Answers

Updated: Dec 03, 2019
  • Author: Sajeev Handa, MBBCh, BAO, LRCSI, LRCPI; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

How are Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) classified?

What is the US prevalence of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What is the global prevalence of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What is the prevalence of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections in patients with endocarditis?

What is the morbidity and mortality associated with Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What are the racial predilections of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What are the sexual predilections of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What is the pathophysiology of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of Cutibacterium acnes infection?

Which Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections are associated with breast implants?

Which Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections cause endocarditis?

Which Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections are associated with orthopedic conditions?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infection following neurosurgery?

Which conditions may be caused by Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infection?

What are the possible complications of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infection?

DDX

Which condition are included in the differential diagnoses of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infection?

What are the differential diagnoses for Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections?

Workup

What is included in the workup of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) acne vulgaris?

How are implant-associated Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections diagnosed?

How is Cutibacterium acnes infectious keratitis diagnosed?

How is chronic pseudophakic-related endophthalmitis diagnosed?

How transfusion-transmitted Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections diagnosed?

What is the role of imaging in the workup of implant-associated Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

Treatment

How is acne vulgaris treated?

How are CNS shunt infection treated?

What is the approach to the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

How are transfusion-transmitted Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of acne vulgaris?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of implant-associated Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of cardiovascular device related Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of CNS shunt infection?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of chronic pseudophakic-related endophthalmitis?

What are the goals of treatment for acne vulgaris?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) infections?

Which medications in the drug class Acne Products are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections?

Which medications in the drug class Estrogens/Progestins are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections?

Which medications in the drug class Aldosterone Antagonists, Selective are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics, Other are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoid-like Agents are used in the treatment of Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Infections?