ISSN We report five cases of cutaneous anthrax attended in the Hospital Regional de Temuco. One of them arrived to the hospital unconcious, with high fever, negative meningeal signs and without focal neurologic deficit. There were two small lesions in the right arm: one eschar on the right thumb and one hemorrhagic vesicle on the wrist. The hemorrhagic CSF was teemed with a great number of large gram positive rods. The cultures of CSF and blood were positive for B.
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Publication date Print : April Journal: Anales de la Facultad de Medicina. Facultad de Medicina. Introduction: Cutaneous anthrax is a zoonosis caused by Bacillus anthracis characterized by painless necrotic ulcer that usually heals spontaneously and without complications.
The case of a farmer and cattle breeder male patient who presented a bullous serosanguineous ulcer surrounded by necrotic lesions in the ventral right forearm and multiple purulent satellite vesicles associated with extensive edema and disabling pain in the affected limb is reported.
Compartment syndrome was diagnosed and emergency fasciotomy was performed. Surgical report was necrotizing fasciitis by finger test. Mild Volkmann ischemic contracture was found during follow-up. Diagnosis of compartment syndrome should be considered when disabling pain is present to decide prompt surgical intervention in order to avoid losing the limb involved. Data availability:.
Read this article at SciELO. There is no author summary for this article yet. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience. Journal ID publisher : afm. Title: Anales de la Facultad de Medicina. Abbreviated Title: An. Facultad de Medicina Lima.
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Cutaneous anthrax in Lima, Peru: retrospective analysis of 71 cases, including four with a meningoencephalic complication. Anthrax is a zoonosis produced by Bacillus anthracis , and as an human infection is endemic in several areas in the world, including Peru. In this study we review the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of the patients with diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax evaluated between and at the Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia HNCH and the Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt in Lima, Peru. The source of infection was found in 63
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Los humanos son hospederos accidentales y se infectan por contacto directo o indirecto con animales o productos contaminados. Sistema OJS 3 - Metabiblioteca. Publicado jun 28, Revista Avances En Salud , 1 2 , Thermal resistance of spores from virulent strains of Bacillus anthracis and potential surrogates. J Food Prot.
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