Arun C. Inamadar

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Measles (Rubeola, Morbill)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history? The prodromal phase of measles is highly symptomatic. A history of high fever (up to 105° F), pronounced catarrh (profusely running nose), harsh, dry cough (sometimes leading to croup) and an intense, nonpurulent conjunctivitis (often with photophobia), followed by appearance…

Mycetoma (Madhura foot, Madhura mycoses; Eumycetoma: Eumycotic mycetoma, Maduromycotic mycetoma; Actinomycetoma: Actinomycotic mycetoma, Actinomycetic mycetoma)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Mycetoma is a localized chronic subcutaneous infection caused by true fungi or Actinomycetales (fungus-like bacteria) clinically characterized by the triad of tumefaction, sinuses and discharge containing typical grains. Mycetoma caused by fungi is called eumycetoma and that caused by bacteria is called actinomycetoma. What you should be alert for…

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