Diseases of the Skin and Eye

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Diseases of the Skin and Eye
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  1. Rubeola
    • Pathogen: measles virus
    • POE: respiratory
    • Symptoms: rash, macules of the face, trunk and extremeties
    • MOT: Air
    • Tx: none
  2. Rubella
    • Pathogen: Rubella Virus
    • POE: Respiratory
    • Symptoms: macular rash, less extensive than Rubeola, gone in 3 days
    • MOT: Air
    • Tx: None
  3. Candidiasis
    • Pathogen: Candida albicans
    • POE:┬áSkin, mucous membrane
    • Symptoms: macular rash
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: mironazole, clotrimozole
  4. impetigo
    • pathogen: staph aureus
    • POE: skin
    • symptoms: skin vesicles
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: topical antibiotics
  5. Variola
    • pathogen: smallpox virus
    • POE: respiratory
    • symptoms: pustules
    • MOT: air
    • Tx: none
  6. Varicella (chickenpox)
    • pathogen: varicella-zoster virus
    • POE: respiratory
    • symptoms: vesicles on face, throat and back
    • MOT: air
    • Tx: Acyclovir
  7. Herpes simplex
    • pathogen: herpes simplex virus type 1
    • POE: skin, muous membrane
    • symptoms: vesciels around mouth
    • MOT: direct contact, recurrin latent
    • Tx: acyclovir
  8. Folliculitis
    • pathogen: staph aureus
    • POE: hair follicle
    • symptoms: follicle infection
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: drain pus, topical antibiotics
  9. Toxic Shock Syndrome
    • pathogen: staph aureus
    • POE: surgical incisions
    • symptoms: fever, rash, shock
    • MOT: infetion
    • Tx: antibiotics
  10. Pseudomonas dermatitis
    • Pathogen: pseudomonas aureginosa
    • POE: skin abrasian
    • symptoms: superficial rash
    • MOT: swimming water, hot tubs
    • Tx: self limiting
  11. Otisis externa
    • Pathogen: pseudomonas aureginosa
    • POE: ear
    • symptoms: superficial infection of the external ear canal
    • MOT: swimming water
    • tx: Fluoroquinolone
  12. Acne
    • Pathogen: P. acne
    • POE: sebaceous channels
    • symptoms: inflammatory lesions with accumulation of sebum that ruptures hair follicle
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: Benzoyl peroxide
  13. Warts
    • Pathogen: Papillomavirus
    • POE: Skin
    • symptoms: horny projection of skin from cell proliferation
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: acid, lasers, disseccation, cryotherapy
  14. ringworm
    • Pathogen: microsporum, Trichophyton, epidermophyton
    • POE: skin
    • symptoms: skin lesions with varied appearance, hair loss
    • MOT: direct contact, fomites
    • Tx: Grisefulvin, micronazole, clotrimazole
  15. Scabies
    • Pathogen: sarcoptes scabies
    • POE: skin
    • symptoms: papules, itching
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: topical ointment
  16. Pediculosis (lice)
    • Pathogen: pediculus humanus capitis
    • POE: skin
    • symptoms: itching
    • MOT: fomites, direct contact
    • Tx: topical insecticide
  17. conjunctivitis (viral)
    • pathogen: adenovirus
    • POE: conjunctiva
    • symptoms: redness
    • MOT: direct contact
    • Tx: none

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