Items tagged “infectious diseases”

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Renal tuberculosis

Renal tuberculosis, a subset of genitourinary tuberculosis, accounts for 15-20% of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis and can result in varied and striking radiographic appearances.  Tuberculosis can involve both the renal parenchyma and the collecting system (calyces, renal pelvis, ureter, bladder a...
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Tuberculous spondylitis with large prevertebral abscess

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 08 Apr 2010
81% complete
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Leprosy

Leprosy, previously known as Hansen's disease, is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae and presents mainly in tropical developing countries. Epidemiology It is most common in tropical developing countries and is endemic in over 100 countries. Worldwide, there is a preval...
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Pulmonary cryptococcosis

Pulmonary cryptococcosis is a form of pulmonary fungal infection caused by Cryptococcus gattii and C. neoformans. The respiratory tract is the principal route of entry for infection via inhalation of fungal spores. For a general discussion of infection with this organism, please refer to the ar...
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Chagas disease

Chagas disease, also referred as trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic infection with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, since it can virtually affect any organ, but there are characteristic radiological features. Epidemiology Chagas disease is endemic to Central and South America....
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Tuberculous neck mass

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jan Frank Gerstenmaier
Published 04 Aug 2013
95% complete
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Hepatic hydatid cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mahomed A. Osman
Published 12 Sep 2013
80% complete
MRI
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Listeria rhombencephalitis

Listeria rhombencephalitis is a particular form of listerial encephalitis that affects primarily the hindbrain (brainstem and cerebellum). Listeria monocytogenes is cited as the most common aetiology for rhombencephalitis, typically seen in the elderly, and resulting in significant morbidity and...
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Disseminated tuberculosis: on ultrasound

Left costo-phreni...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Imaging the World
Published 30 Sep 2015
69% complete
Ultrasound
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Common variable immunodeficiency

Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is a condition that is associated with an impaired immune system. It is considered the most common symptomatic primary immunodeficiency, and is characterised by recurrent respiratory tract infections. Clinical presentation The commonest presentation is t...
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Brucellosis

Brucellosis is a global zoonotic infection secondary to any of the four Brucella spp. that infect humans. It can be focal or systemic, but has a particular affinity for the musculoskeletal system.  Epidemiology Brucellosis occurs worldwide but is particularly prevalent in Mediterranean regions...
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Spina ventosa

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 12 Feb 2016
95% complete
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Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis (also referred to as bilharzia or snail fever) is the result of infection by blood fluke (trematode worm) of the Schistosoma species. Epidemiology Schistosomiasis is very common, affecting over 200 million people, with the vast majority (85%) in Africa. It is prevalent in tropi...
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Miliary tuberculosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 02 Mar 2016
89% complete
CTX-ray
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Higoumenakis sign (clavicle)

Higoumenakis sign is the unilateral enlargement of the sternal end of the clavicle in patients with late congenital syphilis. Pathology Treponema pallidum becomes readily localized in the lymphatic spaces and may remain in the connective tissues without manifestation in childhood. Through mech...
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

 Diagnosis certain
Melbourne Uni Radiology Masters
Published 06 May 2016
95% complete
CT
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Legionella pneumonia

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 08 Jun 2016
89% complete
CTX-ray
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Pulmonary cryptococcosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jörgen Strömberg
Published 23 Jun 2016
92% complete
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Peripheral nerve thickening: leprosy

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 10 Jul 2016
65% complete
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Nocardia brain abscess

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Foroogh Jafari Mousavi
Published 16 Aug 2016
92% complete
CT

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