Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus. Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea…
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis. […] "Lymphocytic choriomeningitis." […] "Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis."
Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…
choriomeningitis virus (LCM), Junin virus and Machupo virus. […] Due to its morphology and sandy appearance on electron microscopy, it is classified into arenaviruses (arenosus in latin denotes the term sandy), together with lymphocytic
Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (BHF), also known as black typhus or Ordog Fever, is a hemorrhagic fever and zoonotic infectious disease originating in Bolivia after infection by Machupo virus. BHF was first identified in 1963 as an ambisense RNA virus of the Arenaviridae family, by a research group led by Karl Johnson.…
Brazilian hemorrhagic fever, caused by Sabiá virus, has been documented in three cases. It is characterized by a gradual and progressive illness consisting of constitutional symptoms, hemorrhage, neurologic manifestations, etc. Complications include shock, coma, and death. Brazilian hemorrhagic fever is caused by the…
The average age of CLL patients is more than 70 years and it should be noted that a complex clinical picture occurs in more than half of the cases due to coexisting diseases. The CLL itself leads to unspecific symptoms such as general malaise and weakness, possibly also to fever, night sweats and weight loss. In…
Hairy cell leukemia (HLC) is a rare, chronic form of B-lymphocytic leukemia. Patients usually present on diagnosis with pancytopenia, splenomegaly, and circulating hairy cells. All the signs and symptoms of hairy cell leukemia are the result of the proliferation of the abnormal white blood cells. All of the symptoms are…