Gonococcemia, Meningococcemia, Scarlet Fever, Lyme Disease
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Why is gonorrhea known as "the clap"?
after a city in Paris, Les Clapier
What percentage of women who have gonorrhea are asymptomatic?
What infection is associated with a hemorrhagic vesiculopustular eruption?
What infection is associated with migratory polyarthralgia, myalgia, and bouts of fever, chills and malaise?
Describe in words the lesions caused by gonococcemia.
What does gonococcemia look like in the foot?
What are the characteristics of meningococcemia?
What infection can cause DIC and early petechial skin lesions?
What does the early stage rash of menigococcemia look like?
What does the late stage rash of menigococcemia look like?
Can the rash caused by menigococcemia present on the palms and soles?
What is the cause of scarlet fever?
Strep A (strep pyogenes)- erythrogenic toxin causes a delayed type hypersensitivity reaction
What precedes Scarlet fever?
What disease has an elevated anti-streptolysin O titer (ASO)?
What causes a strawberry toungue? Describe the progression of this.
-starts white and then by day 5 turns red
What is associated with "sandpaper" quality or "sunburn with goosebumps"?
T or F. Scarlet fever causes facial flushing and circumoral pallor.
What causes desquamation of the palms and soles as the eruption fades?
*sometimes it is the only manifestation of the illness
What does morbilliform mean?
What infection causes linear petechiae?
Red strawberry tongue is a symptom of what?
What causes Lyme disease?
Borrelia burgdorferi (spirochete)
What infection is associated with erythema chronicum migrans (ECM)?
T or F. If untreated, lyme disease can progress to chronic arthritis and neurologic and cardiac complications?
T or F. The spirochete can be stained in skin biopsy.
Describe the rash caused by lyme disease.
Days after tick bite gradual expansion of redness around the papule with a slightly raised advancing border that is warm, red, and free of any scale
Does the rash from lyme disease only show up as a "bulls eye" rash?
no, there are two forms, a solid rash and a "target" or "bull's eye"
Can multiple lesions arise in lyme disease?
yes, 25-50% of cases have multiple
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