Items tagged “infection”

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Petrous apicitis

Petrous apicitis, also known as apical petrositis, is infection with involvement of bone at the very apex of the petrous temporal bone. Epidemiology Petrous apicitis is less common than it once was, on account of the widespread and early use of antibiotics for acute otomastoiditis 3-4. Clinic...
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Hepatic abscess

Hepatic abscesses, like abscesses elsewhere, are localised collections of necrotic inflammatory tissue caused by bacterial, parasitic or fungal agents.  Epidemiology The frequency of individual infective agents as causes of liver abscesses are intimately linked to the demographics of the affec...
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Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis

Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis, also known as scrofula and King's evil, continues to be seen in endemic areas and in the industrialised world particularly among the immunocompromised. Epidemiology Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis is the most common manifestation of extrapulmonary tubercu...
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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis encompasses an enormously wide disease spectrum affecting multiple organs and body systems predominantly caused by the organism Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A small proportion can also be caused Mycobacterium bovis.  Epidemiology Although tubeculsosis continues to be very common in...
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Epidural abscess of the cervical spine

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 Jun 2008
74% complete
MRI
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Cytomegalovirus encephalitis

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) encephalitis is a CNS infection that almost always develops in the context of profound immunosuppression.  This article focus on adult infection, CMV is also one of the most frequent prenatal infections. Please, refer on congenital CMV infection for further discussion on t...
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Cerebral ring enhancing lesions (mnemonic)

Convenient mnemonics for the causes of cerebral ring enhancing lesions are: MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC DR MAGIC L MAGICAL DR Mnemonics MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC M: metastasis A: abscess G: glioblastoma I: infarct (subacute phase) C: contusion D: demyelinating disease R: radiation necrosis or re...
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Discitis osteomyelitis - C5/6

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Oct 2008
77% complete
MRI
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Neurocysticercosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 14 Oct 2008
75% complete
CTMRI
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Liver hydatid cyst: calcified

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 10 Nov 2008
29% complete
X-ray
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Leptomeningitis

Leptomeningitis, which is more commonly referred to as meningitis, represents inflammation of the subarachnoid space (i.e. arachnoid mater and pia mater) caused by an infectious or noninfectious process. Causes Infective pyogenic meningitis elderly Streptococcus pneumoniae Listeria monocyt...
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Subdural empyema

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Dec 2008
74% complete
MRI
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Retropharyngeal abscess - extensive

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 05 Jan 2009
65% complete
CT
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CMV ventriculitis

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 19 Jan 2009
80% complete
MRI
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Cerebral toxoplasmosis

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 27 Jan 2009
50% complete
MRI
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Cerebral abscess - shaggy borders

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 27 Jan 2009
65% complete
MRI
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Invasive fungal sinusitis with basilar stroke

Fugal Sinusitis
 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 27 Jan 2009
37% complete
CTMRI
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Staphylococcal pneumonia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 19 Mar 2009
44% complete
X-ray
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Melioidosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 19 Mar 2009
80% complete
X-rayCT
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Melioidosis

Melioidosis is an infectious disease caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei (previously known as Pseudomonas pseudomallei) and is a multisystem disorder which may affect the lungs, brain, visceral organs, or musculoskeletal system. Epidemiology Melioidosis is a disease of the monsoon season in th...

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