Scabies

Scabies aka “The Itch” Caused by the arachnid (mite) sarcotopes scabei. Aetiology Pets – particularly dogs Other family members affected – highly contagious within families. Sexually transmitted Presentation Papular rash – commonon the: abdomen,...

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Schistomiasis

Introduction Schistomiasis, also known as Bilharziasis is a disease caused by parasitic flatworms which infect the urinary tract or intestinal tract. It can cause a wide range of symptoms, including abdominal pain, melaena, diarrhoea...

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Schizophrenia

Introduction  Schizophrenia and the Delusional Disorders Under this classification are the ‘serious brain disorders’ that are neither organic brain disorders or severe mood disorders. Schizophrenia is a chronic condition, but has a widely varying...

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