ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:
Infectious Disease, Bacterial
A man who worked as a butcher presented with erythema, swelling, and painful lesions on his index finger that did not resolve with antibiotics. Plain radiography did not show bony abnormalities.
A woman presented with several months of increasingly problematic foot odor. Physical examination revealed small pits in the skin on her soles and a slight scale over the plantar surface of both feet.
Feb 15, 2019 Issue
Otalgia, Preeclampsia, Latent Tuberculosis, Pityriasis Rosea, Extremity Pain [AFP Clinical Answers]
Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.
A man presented in late fall with a progressive rash on his hands, arms, back, chest, and feet after a hiking trip.
Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus can cause several postinfectious, nonsuppurative immune-mediated diseases. Learn about the diagnostic criteria for acute rheumatic fever, poststreptococcal reactive arthritis, pediatric autoimmune nonpsychiatric disorders, and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, and how to prevent and manage each condition.
For children with suspected Lyme disease but without a classic bull's-eye lesion (erythema migrans of at least 5 cm), check serology rather than rely on your clinical impression. In this study, 12% of the children not suspected of having Lyme disease did have Lyme disease, and 31% of children though...
A man with a history of intravenous drug use presented with malaise, fatigue, headache, and a redness in his left eye.
Feb 1, 2018 Issue
Clostridium difficile Infection: Prevention and Treatment [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
How effective are interventions to prevent and treat Clostridium difficile infection?
A man presented with fever, diarrhea, body aches, and vomiting shortly after returning from Puerto Rico.
Nov 15, 2017 Issue
Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults [Putting Prevention into Practice]
G.R. is a 21-year-old nonpregnant woman who is new to the area and your office. She is applying to graduate school and wants to make sure her vaccinations are up to date. She reports she is doing well and has no concerns.