Browsing Other Diseases by Publisher "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins"
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High incidence of subcutaneous emphysema in children in a Somali refugee cAMP during measles outbreak.During an outbreak of measles in a refugee camp in Ethiopia, 9 patients (age range 4 months to 18 years) were diagnosed with subcutaneous emphysema. Incidence of this rare complication of measles in this refugee camp was higher than previously reported. We hypothesize that the high incidence is most likely related to poor physical state of the refugee population with high rates of malnutrition.
Multidrug-resistant chronic osteomyelitis complicating war injury in Iraqi civiliansWar-related orthopedic injury is frequently complicated by environmental contamination and delays in management, placing victims at increased risk for long-term infectious complications. We describe, among Iraqi civilians with war-related chronic osteomyelitis, the bacteriology of infection at the time of admission.