Nocardiosis

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Nocardiosis is an infection, resulted from the bacterium, called Nocardia Asteroides, that usually starts in the lungs and spreads to the brain and skin. Bacterium nocardia asteroides lives in the soil on decaying matter. Such bacteria carry air consisting of soil dust and are breathed into the lungs. Rarely, the bacteria enters the body through […]

Skin Abscess

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Skin Abscess (also called Cutaneous abscess) is a pus collections, resulted from a bacterial infection. Abscess commonly forms when a minor injury of skin is allows bacteria to become visible on the person’s skin to penetrate and result in an infection. Skin Abscess appears as a tender, painful, swollen area that can feel as it […]

Stasis Dermatitis

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Stasis Dermatitis is a medical condition, which is chronic, characterized by swelling (inflammation), redness, warmth, and scaling on the lower legs, frequently culminating in brown dark skin. Stasis Dermatitis is caused by pooling of fluid and blood under the person’s skin, so it trends to occur in individuals with edema (swelling) and varicose veins. Such […]

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