Read by QxMD icon Read

infectious diease

M Ramos-E-Silva, T Silveira Lima
There are six diseases that WHO considers as the major threat in developing countries, leprosy, filariasis, malaria, schistosomiasis, Chagas disease and leishmaniasis; and of these only malaria does not present skin lesions. These diseases are among the so called tropical diseases found in countries of tropical climate, usually infections and infestations considered exotic and rare in European and North American countries. It is extremely important for doctors of all countries to be able to provide correct pre travel counseling and to make early diagnosis and treatment, thus avoiding dissemination of these dieases to non endemic areas...
October 2011: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia: Organo Ufficiale, Società Italiana di Dermatologia e Sifilografia
U D A Müller-Richter, S Bele, J C Roldán, B Grün, O Driemel, A Brawanski, T E Reichert
BACKGROUND: The treatment of infectious oral lesions is an important prophylactic procedure preceding immunsuppressive therapy. The case reported underlines the importance of this treatment by showing severe complications of an infective dental focus in an immunocompetent patient. CASE REPORT: A 65 year old patient was referred to hospital due to neurological disorders including hypaesthesia, movement deficits, nausea and falls. Because of progressive aggravation with hemiplegia a craniotomy and biopsy of a suspicious area in the pons was performed...
August 2007: Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie: MKG
M S Carvalho, E D'Orsi, E C Prates, W D Toschi, T Shiraiwa, T P Campos, E Ell, N L Garcia, A P Junqueira, S A Serrão, E L Tavares
A sample survey was conducted in three public ambulatory medical care units in Rio de Janeiro in order to show the demographic and nosological aspects of the clientele as well as to evaluate the quality of clinic records. The sample included 2,029 patients registered in the health clinics and 3,980 consultants from October 1, 1990 to September 30, 1991. The diagnoses were coded according to the 9th revision of the International Classification of Dieases. Females accounted for about 60% of the sample, and more than a half were between 15 and 49 years of age...
January 1994: Cadernos de Saúde Pública
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2000: Clinical Microbiology and Infection
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2000: Clinical Microbiology and Infection
M T Newman
Various workers, including T. D. Stewart, claim that the aboriginal Americas were relatively disease-free because of the bering Strait cold-screen, eliminating many pathogens, and the paucity of zoonotic infections because of few domestic animals. Evidence of varying validity suggests that precontact Americns had their own strains of treponemic infections, bacillary and amoebic dysenteries, influenza and viral penumonia and other respiratory diseases, salmonellosis and perhaps other food poisoning, various arthritides, some endoparasites such as the ascarids, and several geographically circumscribed diseases such as the rickettsial verruca (Carrion's disease) and New World leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis...
November 1976: American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"