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  • Scalded skin syndrome

    Scalded skin syndrome (a widespread painful rash) is caused by Staphylococcus aureus and is a life threatening condition. 

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Generalized pruritus

    Hookworm infection can cause generalized itching.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Abscess

    Abscess requires surgical drainage.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Viral infections

    Viral infection causes weakness which might persist for about 2-3 weeks.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Rheumatic fever

    Rheumatic fever (due to streptococcal infection) is common in adoloscent females of low income countries.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Septicemia

    Peptic ulcer disease might cause gram -ve septicemia due to Helicobacter pylorii infection.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Epistaxis

    Bleeding from nose of a patient with fever may be due to bacterial (typhoid) or viral (hemorrhagic) infection.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Hematuria

    Hematuria in young female is an indicator of glomeulonephritis due to streptococcal tonsillitis.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Night sweats

    Night sweats may be an indicator of infection.

    Category: Infectious disorders
    01/11/2014 by Dr.