Rabies

Organism Viral zoonosis RNA rhabdovirus Incubation: 9-90 days   Transmission Spread by bites from infected mammals (saliva) Risk of transmission when bitten by rabid animal is <50% Epidemiology Dogs (+wolves and jackals) are main...

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Rashes of Childhood

Type of Rash Appearance Associated Conditions Maculopapular Macules – flat erythematous areas of skin Papules – raised erythematous areas of skin Both will blanch under pressure Measles Rubella (only macules) HHV6 / HHV7 Enterovirus...

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Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Introduction The Raynaud phenomenon – RP – (also Reynaud’s Syndrome, Raynaud’s disease or simply Reynaud’s) is a vascular condition whereby there is excessive arterial vasoconstriction, most commonly in the hands, in response to cold...

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