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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Yaws Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Yaws are a tropical infectious disease characterized by damage to the skin and bones. Earlier in all tropical regions, especially in Equatorial Africa, in South America and in South Asia, about 50 million people fell ill every year. This disease is more common in children. Symptoms Papules (flat knots) on the skin, reminiscent of raspberries. At a late stage of the disease - changes in the bones (especially the hands and feet), the nasal cavity and pharynx are affected. Primary stage The primary stage of the disease begins 2-8 weeks after infection. On the site of infection (most often on the shin), there is one or more papules that can disappear by themselves in the course of...

Yellow Fever: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Yellow fever is an acute infectious disease caused by arbovirus. It is transmitted by mosquitoes, characterized by hemorrhagic syndrome, lesion of the cardiovascular system, liver and kidneys. Distributed in tropical countries of Latin America and Africa. Depending on the type of vector, urban (Aedes aegypty mosquitoes) and rural or jungle (mosquitoes of the genus Haemagogus) are distinguished. In the most severe cases of the disease, it can lead to the death of the patient. Symptoms Headaches, back pain, limbs, nausea and vomiting. Increase in temperature to 39-40 ° С. Gastrointestinal bleeding. Chills. The liver is enlarged. Jaundice. Collapse. Causes Yellow fever causes...