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Tropical Phagedenic Ulcer


Presentation

  • It contains over 300 full-colour, high-quality clinical photographs of skin conditions, as well as simple algorithms to aid diagnosis of common presentations, such as itchy red rashes, blistering disorders, bruising and hair and nail disorders.[books.google.com]
  • […] layers of the bladder wall, seen in interstitial cystitis . hypertensive ischemic ulcer a manifestation of infarction of the skin due to arteriolar occlusion as part of a longstanding vascular disease, seen especially in women in late middle age, and presenting[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Other bacteria present in lesions include spiral bacteria and Gram-negative bacteria. F. ulcerans has also been isolated from mud and stagnant water in the vicinity of cases.[books.mcai.org.uk]
  • The geographic distribution of the disease is presented. 5. The etiology is discussed.[ajtmh.org]
Prisoner of War
  • A native of Scotland, as an officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Gordon spent three years in a Japanese prisoner of war (POW) camp during the Second World War.[howlingpixel.com]
  • […] warm, moist environments, leading to the common belief that wounds must be dressed in a way that allows them to “breathe” to avoid infection, a practice that persists to this day. 15,16 During World War II, Captain Bloom, a British medical officer in a prisoner-of-war[o-wm.com]
Whipple Disease
  • disease Yaws Yellow fever Yersiniosis Zygomycosis About GIDEON حقوق النشر[books.google.com]
Tropical Ulcer
  • Acta Medica Orientalia 5(12): 405-412, 1946 Repercussions of hemoglobinosis S (drepanocytosis) on the incidence of phagedenic tropical ulcer in Pays Bamileke (Cameroons).[eurekamag.com]
  • Previous Contents Next Tropical ulcer (tropical phagedenic ulcer) Tropical ulcer mainly occurs in children and teenagers, but is seldom seen in developed countries.[books.mcai.org.uk]
  • The clinical and epidemiologic features of tropical ulcer (tropical phagedenic ulcer).[mrc.gm]
  • .… … Medical dictionary Tropical ulcer — jkljklal ulcer Classification and external resources ICD 10 L98.4 (ILDS L98.440) Tropical ulcer (also known as Aden ulcer, Jungle rot, Malabar ulcer, and Tropical phagedena )[1] is a lesi … Wikipedia tropical ulcer[medical_en.enacademic.com]
  • Later, tropical ulcer may become infected with a variety of organisms, notably, staphylococci and/or streptococci . Epidemiology Tropical ulcer is seen throughout the tropics and subtropics.[wiki30.com]
Skin Ulcer
  • Reference work entry DOI: 10.1007/3-540-29668-9_2754 Synonym(s) Vincent's ulcer; tropical sloughing phagedena; ulcus tropicum Definition Acute, painful, destructive skin ulceration occurring in presence of fusiform bacilli and spirochetes Pathogenesis[link.springer.com]
  • . , , Source MeSH Adolescent Bacteroidaceae Infections Child Disease Outbreaks Djibouti Epidemiologic Studies Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Humans Male Peptostreptococcus Prevotella Rain Seasons Skin Ulcer Pub Type(s) Case Reports English Abstract[wwww.unboundmedicine.com]
  • ulcer Diabetes type 1 with diabetic skin ulcer Diabetes type 2 with chronic skin ulcer Diabetic skin ulcer associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus DM 1 w diabetic chronic skin ulcer DM 1 w diabetic skin ulcer DM 2 W diabetic chronic skin ulcer Familial[icd9data.com]
  • ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC 574 - SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH CC 575 - SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC 576 - SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC 577 - SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS[icdlist.com]
  • Tropical Skin Ulcers : Global Status Overview - Tropical Skin Ulcers: Global Status is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which summarize the status of individual infectious diseases, in every country of the world.[booksamillion.com]
Skin Ulcer with Punched Out Edge
  • ulcer with punched out edge Sore on skin Superficial ulcer of skin Syphilitic punched out ulcer Tropical phagedenic ulcer Tropical phagedenic ulcer Ulcer due to Treponema vincentii Ulcer of limb due to chronic venous insufficiency Ulcer of skin caused[icdlist.com]
  • ulcer with punched out edge Stasis dermatitis and venous ulcer due to postphlebitic syndrome Superficial ulcer of skin Traumatic skin ulcer Traumatic ulcer Tropical phagedenic ulcer Type I diabetes mellitus with ulcer Type II diabetes mellitus with ulcer[icd9data.com]
Cutaneous Manifestation
  • .: Some cutaneous manifestations as observed in Siam. Urologie Rev. 1922 , Nr 5, 269. Google Scholar Meo , JEAN: Au sujet du traitement de l’ulcère phagédénique. Bull. Soc. méd.-chir. franc. Ouest Afric. 2 , 130 (1920, Mai).[link.springer.com]
Angiomatosis
  • Measles Meningitis aseptic viral Meningitis bacterial Microsporidiosis Moniliformis and Macracanthorhynchus Mumps Mycetoma Mycobacteriosis M marinum Animal biteassociated infection Anisakiasis Anthrax Ascariasis Aspergillosis Bacillary angiomatosis Bacillus[books.google.com]

Workup

Vibrio Parahaemolyticus
  • parahaemolyticus infection Wesselsbron West Nile fever Whipples disease Yaws Yellow fever Yersiniosis Zygomycosis About GIDEON حقوق النشر[books.google.com]

Treatment

  • Revue du Paludisme et de Medecine Tropicale 10(96): 117-132, 1952 A simple treatment of tropical phagedenic ulcer. Revue du Paludisme et de Medecine Tropicale 10(96): 132-133, 1952 Local terramycin in the treatment of phagedenic ulcer.[eurekamag.com]
  • The successful treatment of Vincent's infections of the mouth: gingivitis, angina, and noma with penicillin is recorded.[ajtmh.org]
  • Advice is given on when to refer to a dermatologist, while short descriptions of approved treatment modalities are given where appropriate.[books.google.com]
  • Arterial and venous ulcers are quite different and require different modes of treatment. Venous stasis ulcers occur as a result of venous insufficiency in the lower limb.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

Prognosis

  • It is important, from the standpoint of both prognosis and therapy, to differentiate between the acute phagedenic ulcer and the chronic non-specific ulcer. 3.[ajtmh.org]
  • What is the Prognosis of Tropical Ulcer? (Outcomes/Resolutions) The prognosis of Tropical Ulcer with early diagnosis and prompt treatment is generally excellent. Without treatment, the infection may progress rapidly and become chronic.[dovemed.com]
  • We present a clinical case to illustrate the importance of the diagnostic suspicion and timely treatment in the prognosis of BU patients.[medcraveonline.com]

Etiology

  • […] is unknown, but spirochetes, fusiform bacilli, and other bacteria are often present in the developing lesion, and protein and vitamin deficiency with lowered resistance to infection may play a role in the etiology. venereal ulcer a nonspecific term referring[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • The etiology is discussed.[ajtmh.org]
  • […] is unknown, but spirochetes, fusiform bacilli, and other bacteria are often present in the developing lesion, and protein and vitamin deficiency with lowered resistance to infection may play a role in the etiology.1.a necrotic lesion associated with[dvuvdt.ru]

Epidemiology

  • Based on the study of epidemiologic, clinical, biological, and therapeutic features these lesion were classified as phagedenic ulcers.[wwww.unboundmedicine.com]
  • The clinical and epidemiologic features of tropical ulcer (tropical phagedenic ulcer).[mrc.gm]
  • Annals of Surgery 148(2): 281-285, 1958 The clinical and epidemiologic features of tropical ulcer (tropical phagedenic ulcer). International Journal of Dermatology 27(1): 49-53, 1988 Tropical phagedenic ulcer.[eurekamag.com]
  • Epidemiology.- II. Clinical Features.- III. Pathogenesis.- IV. Pathology.- V. Laboratory Confirmation.- D. Typhoid Fever.- I. Epidemiology.- II. Clinical Features.- III. Pathogenesis.- IV. Pathology.- V.[amazon.de]
  • An initial diagnosis of BU was based on the clinical and epidemiological findings. Figure 1: The large cutaneous ulcer resembling a Buruli ulcer found in the 24 day-old newborn.[rrh.org.au]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • The insufficiency is due to deep vein thrombosis and failure of the one-way valves that act during muscle contraction to prevent the backflow of blood. Chronic varicosities of the veins can also cause venous stasis . Patient Care .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Morbidity management and disability prevention; These include treatments that speed up the healing of the wounds and preventing disability.[healthreporters.info]
  • […] major challenges that remain in the prevention and control of Buruli ulcer.[forgottentropicaldiseases.blogspot.com]
  • Prevention Adequate footwear is important to prevent trauma. General good health and nutrition also reduce ulcer risk. Adequate and prompt cleansing and treatment of ankle and leg skin breaks is also important.[wiki30.com]

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