Posts Tagged ‘clinical features’

STI – Clinical Features

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

The prinicpal symptoms are local itching and pain when urinating (dysuria). The following signs can be present: blistering on the genital organs genital discharge genital erosions or ulcers (painful or not) growths in the genital areas lymph node swelling rashes in the genital areas and on the rest of the body Sometimes, the infection can […]

Clinical Features (For Professionals)

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Clinical Features (For Professionals) Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Clinical Presentation Usually, the diagnosis is straightforward. Histology is needed in doubtful cases. {Pierson, 2003}SKs have many ways of presenting, they can appear as macules, papules or plaques which are normally sharply demarcated from the surrounding normal skin.  They are generally brown in colour […]

Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) – Clinical features (For professionals)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Leprosy primarily affects the skin and nerves of humans. The lesions may be remarkably asymptomatic even after years of existence. However, some patients develop reactions resulting in painful cutaneous lesions accompanied by fever, malaise and other symptoms. Most frequently the first signs develop on the skin, even though the nerve is always involved simultaneously. In […]

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