By Camilla Rothe MD DTM&H
Test your wisdom in tropical drugs with Clinical instances in Tropical Medicine! Boasting an simply accessible, highly templated layout and full-color images all through, this clinical reference publication is designed to aid a person within the box better determine the tropical illnesses they will stumble upon. As a better half product to Manson's Tropical Diseases, Clinical situations in Tropical Medicine offers over seventy five instances covering brand new such a lot universal ailments. it truly is an amazing learn device for infectious illnesses fellows, medical professionals getting ready for tests, basic care medical professionals with sufferers strolling back from in another country, and worldwide overall healthiness nurses and practitioners alike. "...Clinical instances should function a robust studying software for years to come!" Foreword by: Peter Hotez, Feb 2015
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The fever occurs mainly in the afternoon hours accompanied by chills and sometimes convulsions. In between the febrile episodes she was initially fine and played normally. However, over time she has developed progressive anorexia, dry cough, chest pain, joint and back pain. She has never been admitted to hospital but she has presented at another clinic recently where she received some unspecified tablets that did not bring any improvement. Clinical Findings The girl is alert, pale, but not jaundiced.
What are your differential diagnoses? 2. What additional investigations would you like to do? CASE 33 A 53-Year-Old Man from Malawi With a Chronic Cough Camilla Rothe History A 53-year-old Malawian man presents to a local hospital because of a productive cough for three months. He also reports night sweats and that he has lost some weight, but he is unable to quantify this. QUESTIONSâ•…â•… 19 Two months earlier he presented to a health centre with the same complaints. He was given presumptive antimalarials and amoxicillin for five days, but to no avail.
On neurological examination he is fully orientated and higher mental function appears normal. Cranial nerves are normal but bilateral optic pallor was noted on fundoscopy. Limbs reveal signs of spastic paraparesis with flexion contractures at both ankles and knees. Power in the legs is graded 3–4/5 (= just overcoming gravity) with the knee extensors and foot dorsiflexors involved to the greatest extent (Figure 24-1, p 120). There is bilateral hypertonia, hyperreflexia and sustained ankle clonus with extensor plantar responses.
Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine, 1e by Camilla Rothe MD DTM&H