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30 Cards in this Set

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Meningococcal Meningitis
Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome is rapid death from endotoxin shock.
Hemophilus influenzae Meningitis
Severe mental retardation
Spontaneous abortions or meningitis in baby after birth
Treatment with antibiotics can cause great numbers of bacteria to die at once, which will make symptoms worse.
Chronic kidney disease or kidney failure.
Rheumatic fever
Sub-acute bacterial endocarditis or heart failure.
Streptococcus pharyngitis
Scarlet fever
Otitis media, rheumatic fever, scarlet fever and acute glomerulonephritis.
Toxin damages the heart, nerves and kidneys.
Otitis media and sinusitis
Perforated eardrum, encephalitis or meningitis.
Acute coryza (cold)
Otitis media
Pneumococcal pneumonia
Pleurisy, septicemia, endocarditis and meningitis
Walking Pneumonia
Middle ear infection, anemia and heart, CNS and joint involvement.
Whooping cough
Pneumonia is a complication of which childhood disease?
Influenza (Flu)
Bacterial secondary invaders, Reye’s syndrome and Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Peptic ulcers and stomach cancer
Occasional invasion of blood stream and tissues leading to abscesses, fever, and shock
Complications more severe in patients past puberty. In males, rapid swelling of the testicles and intense pain followed by atrophy of the testicles and sometimes sterility. In females, ovarian involvement may occur and manifests as pelvic pain. Miscarriage can occur in pregnant females. Serious complications in the elderly include deafness from encephalitis and death.
Hepatitis B and C Virus Disease
Complications include cell destruction results from the body's immune system attacking the infected liver cells. cirrhosis (scarring) or liver cancer
Aflatoxin poisoning
high doses result in tumors and liver cancer
St. Anthony’s Fire (Ergot poisoning)
complications are gangrene of the hands and feet and abortions
Amebiasis (Amebic dysentery)
Complication is perforation of intestinal wall leading to peritonitis and death
Complication: Rare in men due to acute symptoms which require treatment. In Women -Pelvic inflammatory disease, Disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI) - rash, toxemia, arthritis
Complications: Men - can infect testicle leading to sterility. Women - pelvic inflammatory disease damaging the uterine tubes (can occur without symptoms) leading to sterility or tubal pregnancy.
Tertiary syphilis
Complication: cardiovascular and nervous system destruction and death.
Bacterial vaginosis
Complication: May cause premature births and low-birth-weight infants.
Complication: Increases risk of AIDS
Genital herpes simplex Genital
Complication: Risk of cervical and anal cancer.
Complication: death from opportunistic infections
Arboviral Encephalitis West Nile
Survivors may suffer from neurological damage (deafness).
Middle ear infections
subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.