Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine

Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine

2nd Edition - October 22, 2020

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  • Author: Camilla Rothe
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702078804
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702078798

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Using an easily accessible, highly templated format, Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine, 2nd Edition, provides more than 100 realistic scenarios for tropical infectious diseases. Full-color photographs and maps, a convenient question-and-answer presentation, and succinct summary boxes help you identify and understand the tropical diseases you’re likely to encounter. This up-to-date 2nd Edition is an excellent resource and study tool for infectious diseases fellows, doctors preparing for exams in tropical medicine, primary care doctors with patients who are global travelers, and global health nurses and practitioners alike.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • List of Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1: A 20-Year-Old Woman from Sudan With Fever, Haemorrhage and Shock
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 2: A 7-Year-Old Girl from Peru With a Chronic Skin Ulcer
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 3: A 26-Year-Old Woman from Malawi with Headache, Confusion and Unilateral Ptosis
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 4: A 4-Year-Old Girl from Uganda in a Coma
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 5: A 4-Year-Old Boy from Laos With a Lesion of the Lip and Cheek
  • Case Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 6: A 36-Year-Old Male Traveller Returning from Botswana With a Creeping Eruption
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 7: A 28-Year-Old Male Fisherman from Malawi With Shortness of Breath
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 8: A 26-Year-Old Female Traveller Returning from Ghana With a Boil on the Leg
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 9: A 52-Year-Old Man from Vietnam With Evolving Shock
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 10: A 55-Year-Old Indigenous Woman from Australia With a Widespread Exfoliating Rash and Sepsis
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 11: A 45-Year-Old Male Security Guard from Malawi With Difficulties in Walking and Back Pain
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Laboratory Results
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 12: A 29-Year-Old Man from The Gambia With Genital Ulceration
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 13: A 16-Year-Old Girl from Malawi With Fever and Abdominal Pain
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 14: A 22-Year-Old Woman from Bangladesh With Profuse Watery Diarrhoea
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 15: A 3-Year-Old Boy from Laos With Right Suppurative Parotitis
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 16: A 25-Year-Old Female School Teacher from Malawi With Abrupt Onset of Fever and Confusion
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 17: A 34-Year-Old Man from Thailand With Fever and a Papular Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 18: A 56-Year-Old Man Returning from a Trip to Thailand With Eosinophilia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 19: A 40-Year-Old Man from Togo With Subcutaneous Nodules and Corneal Opacities
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 20: A 43-Year-Old Male Traveller Returning from Mozambique With Fever and Eosinophilia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 21: A 35-Year-Old American Man With Fatigue and a Neck Lesion
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 22: 32-Year-Old Woman from Nigeria With Jaundice and Confusion
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 23: A 31-Year-Old HIV-Positive Business Traveller With Cough, Shortness of Breath and Night Sweats
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 24: A 14-Year-Old Boy from Rural Tanzania With Difficulty in Walking
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 25: A 72-Year-Old Male Farmer from Laos With Extensive Skin Lesions on the Lower Leg
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 26: A 14-Year-Old Boy from Malawi Who Has Been Bitten by a Snake
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 27: A 16-Year-Old Boy from Sri Lanka With Fever, Jaundice and Renal Failure
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 28: A 67-Year-Old Female Expatriate Living in Cameroon With Eosinophilia and Pericarditis
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 29: A 35-Year-Old Woman from Malawi With Fever and Severe Anaemia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 30: A 12-Year-Old Boy from Rural Kenya With Painful Eyes
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 31: A 6-Year-Old Boy from Malawi With Fever, Cough and Impaired Consciousness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 32: A 44-Year-Old Male Farmer from Laos With Diabetes and a Back Abscess
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 33: A 53-Year-Old Man from Malawi With a Chronic Cough
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 34: A 35-Year-Old Male Farmer from Peru With a Chronic Ulcer and Multiple Nodular Lesions on the Arm
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 35: A 32-Year-Old Woman from Malawi With Headache and Blurred Vision
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 36: A 23-Year-Old Farmer from Myanmar With Unilateral Scrotal Swelling
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 37: A 29-Year-Old Woman from Malawi With Confusion, Diarrhoea and a Skin Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 38: A 24-Year-Old Female Globetrotter With Strange Sensations in the Right Side of Her Body
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 39: A 30-Year-Old Male Chinese Trader With Fever in Laos
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 40: A 62-Year-Old Woman from Ethiopia With Difficulty Eating
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 41: A 7-Year-Old Girl from West Africa With Two Skin Ulcers and a Contracture of Her Right Wrist
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 42: A 41-Year-Old Male Traveller Returning from Australia With Itchy Eruptions on His Thighs
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 43: A 35-Year-Old Malawian Woman With a Painful Ocular Tumour
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 44: A 7-Year-Old Girl from South Sudan With Undulating Fever
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 45: A 2-Month-Old Girl from Laos With Dyspnoea, Cyanosis and Irritability
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 46: A 45-Year-Old Man from Sri Lanka With Fever and Right Hypochondrial Pain
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 47: A 32-Year-Old Man from Malawi With a Painfully Swollen Neck
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 48: A 31-Year-Old Woman from Tanzania With Acute Flaccid Paraplegia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 49: A 33-Year-Old Male Traveller to India With Diarrhoea and Flatulence for Two Weeks
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 50: A 24-Year-Old Man of Turkish Origin With Jaundice and Cystic Liver Lesions
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 51: A 34-Year-Old HIV-Positive Woman from Malawi With Slowly Progressive Half-Sided Weakness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 52: A 56-Year-Old Man from Peru With Prolonged Fever and Severe Anaemia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 53: A 24-Year-Old Woman from Uganda With Fever and Shock
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 54: A 52-Year-Old Male Safari Tourist Returning from South Africa With Fever and a Skin Lesion
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 55: A 40-Year-Old Male Farmer from Peru With Chronic Cough and Weight Loss
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 56: A 21-Year-Old Pregnant Woman from The Gambia With a Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 57: A 37-Year-Old Woman from Malawi With Haematemesis
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 58: A 25-Year-Old Woman from Egypt With Severe Chronic Diarrhoea and Malabsorption
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 59: A 24-Year-Old Man from Malawi With Skin Lesions and Breathlessness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 60: A 6-Year-Old Boy from Malawi With Proptosis of the Left Eye
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 61: A 48-Year-Old Woman from Thailand With Fever and Disseminated Cutaneous Abscesses
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 62: A 28-Year-Old Man from Ghana With a Chronic Ulcer on His Ankle
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 63: A 38-Year-Old European Expatriate Living in Malawi With Difficulty Passing Urine
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 64: A 40-Year-Old Woman from Thailand and Her Brother-in-Law With Severe Headache
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 65: A 4-Year-Old Girl from Bolivia With a Dark Nodule on Her Toe
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 66: A 32-Year-Old Man from Malawi With Pain in the Right Upper Abdomen and a Feeling of Faintness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 67: A 24-Year-Old Woman from the Peruvian Andes With Fever and Abdominal Pain
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 68: A 31-Year-Old Woman from Malawi With a Generalized Mucocutaneous Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 69: A 22-Year-Old Male Farmer from Rural Ethiopia With Difficulty Walking
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 70: A 58-Year-Old Woman from Sri Lanka With Fever, Deafness and Confusion
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 71: A 71-Year-Old Man from Japan With Eosinophilia and a Nodular Lesion in the Lung
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 72: A 4-Year-Old Boy from Mozambique With Severe Oedema and Skin Lesions
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 73: A 21-Year-Old Male Migrant from Rural Mali With Massive Splenomegaly
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 74: A 28-Year-Old Woman from Sierra Leone With Fever and Conjunctivitis
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 75: A 25-Year-Old Woman from Zambia With a New-Onset Seizure
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 76: A 55-Year Old Woman from Turkey With Fever of Unknown Origin
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 77: A 51-Year-Old Female Traveller Returning from Central America With Conjunctivitis, Rash and Peripheral Oedema
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 78: A 42-Year-Old British Man Living in Malawi With Anaphylactic Shock
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 79: A 34-Year-Old Male Immigrant from Peru With Chronic Diarrhoea and Severe Weight Loss
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 80: A 62-Year-Old Man from Thailand With a Liver Mass
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 81: A 33-Year-Old Refugee from Afghanistan With Recurrent Fever and Back Pain
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 82: A 31-Year-Old Man from Guatemala With Acute Weakness and Numbness of the Leg
  • Clinical presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 83: An 18-Year-Old Man from India With a Pale Patch on His Right Upper Limb
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 84: A 64-Year-Old Japanese Man With Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 85: A 55-Year-Old Female Pig Farmer from Vietnam With Fever and Impaired Consciousness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 86: A 14-Year-Old Girl in the Solomon Islands With a Non-Healing Leg Ulcer
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 87: A 27-Year-Old Male Traveller Returning from the Peruvian Amazon With Persisting Polyarthralgias
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • Reactive arthritis (Reiter’s syndrome):
  • Viral arthritis:
  • 88: A 74-Year-Old Man from Japan With Fever, Nausea and Drowsiness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 89: A 30-Year-Old Woman from Bolivia With Exertional Dyspnoea
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 90: A 55-Year-Old Couple Both Returning from Chile and Argentina With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 91: A 20-Year-Old Male from India With Fever and Quadriparesis
  • Clinical presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 92: A 42-Year-Old Traveller Returning from Thailand With Fever and Thrombocytopenia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 93: A 35-Year-Old Male Logger from Peru With Fever, Jaundice and Bleeding
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 94: A 20-Year-Old Woman from the Democratic Republic of the Congo With Fever and a Vesiculopustular Skin Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 95: A 42-Year-Old Male Refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo With Progressive Depression
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 96: A 19-Year-Old Boy from India With Drooping, Diplopia and Dysphagia
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 97: An 87-Year-Old Japanese Man With a Serpiginous Erythema on the Right Thigh
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • Answer to Question 2
  • 98: A 17-Year-Old Boy from South India With a Fever and a Reduced Level of Consciousness
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 99: A 43-Year-Old Male Traveller Returning from the Australian Outback with Fever, Joint Pains and a Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 100: A 25-Year-Old Man from Ethiopia With a Nodular Rash
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 101: A 46-Year-Old Male Traveller with Chronic Cough After a Trip to South America
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 102: A 16-Year-Old Male Refugee from Somalia With High Fever and Slurred Speech
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • 103: A 43-Year-Old Man from Peru With a Chronic Fistulating Foot Lesion
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Questions
  • Discussion
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: October 22, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702078804
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702078798

About the Author

Camilla Rothe

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, LMU University, Munich, Germany

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