Faryal Siddiqui

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Candidiasis (Candidosis)

Candidiasis, candidosis, Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Candida albicans and other Candida species are fungal infections commonly involved in human disease. Clinical disease may be as varied as mucocutaneous infections, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, candidemia and sepsis, and invasive infections of internal organs. The mortality rate…

Adams-Oliver syndrome

Adams-Oliver Syndrome (AOS) 757.39 (congenital skin anomaly) Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Adams-Oliver syndrome (AOS) is a rare congenital disorder characterized by aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) of the vertex scalp, limb defects, and cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) (Figure 1 , Figure 2 , Figure 3 , Figure 4 ). It was first described…

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