Erysipelas

What is Erysipelas? Erysipelas is an infectious disease characterized by the appearance on the skin or mucous membranes of foci of clearly demarcated acute serous or serous-hemorrhagic inflammation, fever and symptoms of general intoxication. The

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Pinta

What is a Pint? Pinta (syn. Pinto, mal del Pinto, carate, azul, boussarole, etc.) is an exceptionally dermal, non-venereal trepanomatosis endemic to Latin American countries, with lesions of the mucous membranes, but without involving the

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Parotid Orchitis

What is Parotid Orchitis? Parotid orchitis (parotidite orchitis) is a testicular inflammation caused by a paramyxovirus. When inflammation spreads from the testicle to the appendage, orchiepididymitis can develop. Causes of Parotid Orchitis The most common

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Paracoccidioidomycosis

What is Paracoccidioidomycosis? Paracoccidioidomycosis (Syn: Alameda-Lutz-Splendor disease, Brazilian blastomycosis, South American blastomycosis, paracoccidioidosis) – deep systemic chronic mycosis, characterized by lesions of the skin, mucous membranes and internal organs (often light), with the formation of

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