Lymphogranuloma Venerium

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Lymphogranuloma Venerium¬† is a transmitted medical condition, resulted from a bacterium that grows only within cells, called Chlamydia. The disease is resulted from forms of chlamydia trachomatis, other than those types that cause cervicitis and urethritis. Lymphogranuloma Venerium happens mostly in subtropical and tropical parts and is not common in the United States. Lymphogranuloma Venerium […]

Mucormycosis

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Mucormycosis (phycomycosis) is an infection resulted from a fungus, called mucorales. Subcutaneous Mucormycosis (under the skin)¬† is a type of infection that occurs in Africa and Southeast Asia. Generally, the condition heals without treatment; however, it may result in grotesque swelling under chest and neck skin. Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis (brain and nose mucormycosis) occurs in the […]

Hand Abscess

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

A hand abscess is fairly common and is generally caused by injury. An abscess in the finger tip’s soft pad almost is always caused by a minor injury, such as a needle or splinter prick. Redness, warmth, and severe pain develop over the abscess, frequently with nearby lymph node swelling in the arm. Infection underneath […]

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