Clinical Features of Lymphatic Filariasis
- Hits: 7485
Repeated episodes over a period of time causes damage to the lymph glands. The extremities usually become swollen and skin changes are seen. The skin gets hardened. The limbs look like an elephant and is therefore called elephentiasis. Obstruction to the lymph drainage of the scrotum could lead to scrotal swelling and hydrocele.
Expert's Advice on Typhoid
Typhoid: Protection and purification of drinking water supplies, improvement of basic sanitation, and promotion of food hygiene are essential measures to interrupt transmission of typhoid fever. read more…