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- Arbovirus a chikungunya type
Chikungunya is a rare viral infection transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. It is characterized by a rash, fever, and severe joint pain (arthralgias) that usually lasts for three to seven days. Because of its effect on the joints, Chikungunya has been classified among the Arthritic Viruses. It primarily occurs in tropical areas of the world. Read More
The virus is spread by mosquitoes and can cause severe joint pain.
Chikungunya is viral infection that's spread among humans by mosquitoes that carry the virus.
The infection is known for the sudden high fever and severe joint pain or stiffness it can cause. Other common symptoms include rash, muscle pain, headache, nausea, and fatigue.
After a bite from an infected-mosquito, you'll usually develop symptoms in three to Read More
- E-d syndrome
E-d syndrome is known as Ehlers- Danlos syndrome, EDS, or elastic skin. This is a type of disorder that mainly affects connective tissue. It is basically a genetic disorder.E-d syndrome is a dominant or recessive genetic condition.E-d syndrome occurs when only a single copy of an abnormal gene is inherited from either parent or can be the result of a new mutation (gene change) in the affected individual. Read More
- Ehlers danlos syndrome
Ehlers- Danlos syndrome, EDS, or elastic skin, is a type of disorder that mainly affects connective tissue. It is basically a genetic disorder.E-d syndrome is a dominant or recessive genetic condition.E-d syndrome occurs when only a single copy of an abnormal gene is inherited from either parent or can be the result of a new mutation (gene change) in the affected individual.There are 50% chance of Read More
- Erythema multiforme exudativum
Onset of erythema multiforme is usually sudden in an otherwise healthy individual. Red spots (macules or papules), or ridges (wheals), and sometimes blisters appear on the tops of the hands and forearms. Other areas of involvement may include the face, neck, palms, soles of feet, legs, and trunk. The lesions continue to erupt for two or three days. Some spots, especially on the hands and forearms, may evolve into concentric circles that resemb Read More
- Erythema nodosum
The main symptom is red, painful bumps on the lower part of your legs. Sometimes these bumps can also appear on your thighs, arms, torso, and face.
The lumps can be one-half inch up to 4 inches. You may have anywhere from two to 50 of them.
Erythema nodosum bumps are painful and they may feel hot. They start out red, and then turn purple, looking like bruises as they heal. They also flatten out while healing.
The bumps Read More
- Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
The coordinated efforts of a group of experts may be necessary for the treatment of mixed cryoglobulinemia. It may be necessary for pediatricians, dermatologists, neurologists, nephrologists, hepatologists, specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of blood problems (hematologists), and other medical professionals to systematically and thoroughly organize a patient's care.The primary goal of treatment is to addres Read More
- Mucha habermann disease
Mucha Habermann disease is a rare skin disorder, which is a part of a spectrum of disorders called Pityriasis Lichenoides Et Varioliformis Acula.Higher patient age, sepsis, systemic and mucosal involvement, and literature data of 119 FUMHD case reports, were four key unfavorable risk variables relating to a death result.Risk factorsThe affected persons develop hypersensitivity to infectious agents Read More
- Nonthrombocytopenic idiopathic purpura
Henoch-Schonlein purpura is a rare inflammatory disease of the small blood vessels (capillaries) and is usually a self-limited disease. It is the most common form of childhood vascular inflammation (vasculitis) and results in inflammatory changes in the small blood vessels. The symptoms of Henoch-Schonlein purpura usually begin suddenly and may include headache, fever, loss of appetite, cramping abdominal pain, and joint pain. Red or purple sp Read More
- Panniculitis, idiopathic nodular
Idiopathic nodular panniculitis usually begins gradually. Abnormal bumps or masses (nodules) appear in the fatty layer under the skin (subcutaneous fat) of the legs, thighs and buttocks. In some patients, the arms, abdomen, and/or face may be involved. These nodules are usually 1-2 centimeters wide and may be either painful and tender or painless. In some patients, the affected area may become blue and red (erythema), ulcerated (open sore with Read More
- Wells' syndrome
Wells' syndrome, also named eosinophilic cellulitis, is a skin disease that is very rare. There occur rashes on the skin that are so painful that the touch may feel burning, raised, red, or swollen on the skin.The person affected by this skin condition may be because of bites from spiders, fleas, bees, mites, or ticks, i.e., arthropods.But the actual and exact cause is not yet known.The sympto Read More