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Cutaneous leishmaniasis symptoms?

Cutaneous leishmaniasis symptoms?

Sores : Typically single (or occasionally multiple) non-tender sores or ulcers. ...Read more

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Cutaneous (Definition)

Skin is the largest and one of most complex organs of body. 3 layers: epidermis (outer), dermis (main part) and subcutaneous layers covers entire body, contains many specialized cells, maintains body temp, gathers sensory info from the outer world, has extremely important immune functions. It can give crucial clues as to what is internal. Dermatology and plastic surgery are ...Read more


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What are cutaneous leishmaniasis symptoms?

What are cutaneous leishmaniasis symptoms?

Leishmaniasis sx: Leishmaniasis = parasitic infection transmitted by bite of infected sand flies. In Mucocutaneous forms it may start with skin sores which can develop into ulcers with inflamed lymph nodes. Inadequately treated or untreated it can lead to nose & throat lesions with congestion & nose bleeds. It can eventually destroy tissue of the nose or throat. Sometimes skin & mucosal lesions are simultaneous. ...Read more

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Possible medical diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis disease?

Possible medical diagnosis of cutaneous  leishmaniasis disease?

Where???: Where do you live? Where have you been? There must be a reason for suspecting this: what is it? ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of lymphogranuloma venereum severe?

Are the symptoms of lymphogranuloma venereum severe?

They can be: The most severe form of lgv i've seen, though not common, is lgv proctitis: anorectal infection in gay or bisexual men. It's easy to treat once you make the diagnosis, but the diagnosis is often not made right away. ...Read more

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What are the associated symptoms of subacute cutaneous lupus?

Rash: There are different types of subacute cutaneous lupus (scle) - a characteristic form has lesions that may have an annular configuration, with raised red borders and central clearing. A second type of scle has psoriasis-like lesions with red scaly patches on the arms, shoulders, neck, and trunk and fewer patches on the face. This rash is characteristically made worse by sunshine - photosensitive. ...Read more

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Most common symptoms of cutaneous t cell lymphoma?

Most common symptoms of cutaneous t cell lymphoma?

Itchy skin: Pruritus /itchy skin would be the most common symptoms. Skin manifestation can vary from redness, dryness, lumps, etc. ...Read more

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What causes cutaneous nerve hypersenitivity?

What causes cutaneous nerve hypersenitivity?

Pressure partial : Pressure, partial injury crus complete injuries are numb partial can have dysethesia. ...Read more

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Most common symptoms of extrapulmonary tuberculosis?

Most common symptoms of extrapulmonary tuberculosis?

Depends on etiology: It depends on site eg meningitis, lymphnodes, intestinal tb, renal or bone tb.Common symptoms are fever night sweats, anorexia and wt, loss. ...Read more

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Homeopathic treatment available for cutaneous larva migrans?

Homeopathic treatment available for cutaneous larva migrans?

Yes, possibly: I know of one case, shared by a homeopathic physician in india. You can see it here: http://tinyurl.Com/kw98mn6 we can learn a lot from our colleagues in other countries who may practice differently -- and also see patients with diseases seen less commonly in the us. This case required constitutional treatment, meaning a professional homeopath to review and prescribe. ...Read more

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What symptoms does anthrax infection usually cause?

What symptoms does anthrax infection usually cause?

Depends on form: The worst form, inhalation anthrax is flu like early with low grade fever, fatigue, non-productive cough, muscle aches, etc.One to 5 days later there may be abrupt onset of high fever, severe breathing difficulty and shock. Death may ensue within 24-36 hrs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anthrax poison?

Bacterial infection: Anthrax is a bacterial infection with three major types of manifestations, in order or severity, cutaneous, gastrointestinal and pulmonary. Pulmonary infection, once it becomes apparent as pneumonia is usually lethal. Gi type causes severe bloody diarrhea and skin forms presents as an ulcer with fever. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of disseminated gonoccal infection?

What are symptoms of disseminated gonoccal infection?

Joint pains: Classic triad is joint pains, rash, and fever. Dgi causes an infection in a few joints that cause arthritis symptoms without any evidence of trauma; it is the leading differential in patients with nontraumatic arthritis that are sexually active. Diagnosis is by tapping the joint in question for culture. ...Read more

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Can the petichiae of haemophilus meningitis vs henoch-schonlein-purpura be distinguished clinically?

Can the petichiae of haemophilus meningitis  vs henoch-schonlein-purpura be distinguished clinically?

Yes and no: No clinician would take chances. The history and symptoms would tilt the balance either way. Most patients end up having a lumbar puncture if there is any clinical suspicion for meningitis. Remember that rashes may be in different stages and that will make impossible to differentiate. ...Read more

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On which clinical symptoms Typhoid can be differentiated from paratyphoid fever accurately ?

On which clinical symptoms  Typhoid can be differentiated from paratyphoid fever accurately ?

High fever: Symptoms of Paratyphoid are usually milder and lasts for fewer days. In Typhoid, you get a persistent high fever that can only slightly ease off with fever measures and medications. Unless treated, Typhoid symptoms last for at least three weeks and drain out the patient completely. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in mortality of cutaneous, inhaled and gastrointestinal anthrax?

Is there a difference in mortality of cutaneous, inhaled and gastrointestinal anthrax?

Yes: Mortality rate for untreated cutaneous anthrax is 10 -20 percent but less than 1% with correct antibiotic tx. The mortality rate for inhalation anthrax is around 75% (50 - 90 %) even with antibiotic therapy. Mortality rate for gastrointestinal anthrax is about 50 % (25 -60%). Effect of early antibiotic tx is uncertain for gi. Meningitis due to anthrax is just about 100% fatal. ...Read more

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Can cutaneous nocardia become brain or lung nocardia?

Can cutaneous nocardia become brain or lung nocardia?

Rare: Cutaneous nocardia usually originates from lung nocardia infection but there are cases of primary cutaneous nocardiasis. There are a few reports of cutaneous nocardiasis spreading to other organs. ...Read more