Clinical cases in tropical medicine [electronic resource]

  • Rothe, Camilla
  • Elsevier
  • 2022
Clinical cases in tropical medicine [electronic resource]
  • 자료유형
  • 서명/저자사항
    Clinical cases in tropical medicine[electronic resource] / [edited by] Camilla Rothe.
  • 판차
    2nd ed.
  • 발행사항
    [London] : Elsevier, 2022.
  • 개인저자
    Rothe, Camilla
  • 형태사항
    1 online resource.
  • 일반주제명
    Tropical Medicine -- methods
    Signs and Symptoms
  • ISBN
  • 언어


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.


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