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Archive for December, 2011

Ulceronodular syphilis (lues maligna praecox) in a person newly diagnosed with HIV infection

14 Dec, 11 | by Emma

An education in pathology

The authors present a case of secondary syphilis complicated by HIV infection. The pictures and description of disease process form an engrossing lesson in pathology.

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Ulceronodular syphilis (lues maligna praecox) in a person newly diagnosed with HIV infection

Problems with the new born screen for galactosaemia

7 Dec, 11 | by Emma

Adverse events

A newborn screening test for galactosaemia is designed to identify affected infants and avert clinical effects with the prompt withdrawal of lactose and galactose from the diet. Failure of this test to detect the disease may have catastrophic effects. Here we learn from the factors that affect the effectiveness of the test in order to avoid instances of failure of diagnosis in the future.

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Problems with the new born screen for galactosaemia

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