Extrapulmonary tuberculosis most frequently presents with lymphadenitis.
However, these persons may manifest hypersensitivity reactions to the developing larvae: eosoinophilic infiltrate with lymphangitis and lymphadenitis, urticarial and rash.
This generally includes a focal lymphadenopathy/lymphadenitis.
Glanders is a term describing a highly contagious and life-threatening infection caused by Burkholderia mallei. Because of its potential use as a biological weapon, vast efforts have been made to limit the possibility of human infection, but rare cases have been described in the past several decades. Many tissues can…
Anthrax is an infection caused by Bacillus anthracis, a Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium. There are three types of anthrax: cutaneous, gastrointestinal and pulmonary.
Listeriosis is an infection, caused by a bacterium known as Listeria monocytogenes. An individual can be infected through the consumption of Listeria-infested food; senior citizens, patients with a weakened immune system and newborn children are the most high-risk population groups. L. monocytogenes is a bacterial…
Scedosporium infection is rarely encountered in clinical practice, but it encompasses a clinically wide range of diseases, some of them being severe and life-threatening. It is primarily diagnosed in immunocompromised patients and the three most common forms are post-traumatic subcutaneous infection, asymptomatic or…