Ophthalmic Zoster

Varicella zoster infection (ophthalmic zoster) An ophthalmic zoster is caused by the reactivation of varicella zoster virus belonging to the herpesvirus group (Gürtelrose- herpes zoster). The symptoms and discomfort as a dermatomal rash on the forehead and a painful inflammation of all tissues in the front and rear of rare eye structures can be very intense. Diagnosis is based on the characteristic findings of the anterior structures, with a herpetic…

September 3, 2018
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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is an inherited disorder of collagen, which is characterized by a hyper-mobility of the joints, a dermal hyperelasticity and an extended tissue brittleness. The diagnosis is made clinically. Treatment is supportive. Inheritance is usually autosomal dominant, but the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is heterogeneous. Various mutations affect the amount, the structure or composition of various collagens. Mutations can exist in the genes that collagens (eg. As type I, III or…

September 3, 2018
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Bowen’S Disease

(Bowen’s disease; intraepidermales squamous cell carcinoma) As Bowen’s disease is called a Superficial squamous carcinoma in situ. The Bowen’s disease usually affects sun-exposed areas, but can appear anywhere on the integument. As Bowen’s disease is called a Superficial squamous carcinoma in situ. The Bowen’s disease usually affects sun-exposed areas, but can appear anywhere on the integument. Symptoms and complaints Lesions may be isolated or multiple. They are reddish-brown and scaly…

September 3, 2018
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Ankle Fractures

Ankle fractures occur in the medial or posterior malleolus of the tibia and / or the lateral malleolus of the fibula. These fractures can be stable or unstable. The diagnosis is made by X-rays and sometimes MRI. The treatment usually takes place by plaster or a plaster shoe in stable fractures and often open reduction and internal fixation for unstable fractures. Ankle fractures are common and can arises in a…

September 3, 2018
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