• Lesions
  • In mild cases of LSD, the clinical symptoms and lesions are often confused with Bovine Herpesvirus 2 (BHV-2), which is, in turn, referred to as pseudo-lumpy skin disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is important to note that isolation of BHV-2 or its detection in negatively-stained biopsy specimens is only possible approximately one week after the development of skin lesions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, copper can affect coat health of cats, when deficient will cause fading of coat colour, and weakened skin leading to lesions. (wikipedia.org)
  • prion
  • There are numerous types of prion diseases in humans, and CJD is the most common. (newswise.com)
  • In the study, the researchers collected skin samples from 38 patients with assistance from the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and measured their prion levels. (newswise.com)
  • Using a highly sensitive in vitro assay developed and conducted by Byron Caughey's group at the NIH, they detected prion protein aggregates in the skin samples from all of CJD patients. (newswise.com)
  • Prion levels were 1,000-100,000 times lower in the skin than in the brain, and only detectable by this extremely sensitive assay. (newswise.com)
  • The level of prion infectivity detected in CJD skin was surprisingly significant, but still much lower than that in CJD brains," cautioned Qingzhong Kong, Associate Professor of Pathology and Neurology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. (newswise.com)
  • Prion transmission risk from surgical instruments contaminated by skin prions should be much lower than that of instruments contaminated by brain tissue. (newswise.com)
  • Case Western Reserve School of Medicine researchers plan to further evaluate the potential risk of skin prion transmission through non-neurosurgeries, primarily using mouse models. (newswise.com)
  • treatment
  • Before applying treatment to the surface of the skin: wash the affected areas with soap and water and remove the crusts, allowing the skin to dry in the air. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The prevalence of cellulitis in society is very high, as much as 3% of visits to Emergency Departments are for the treatment of this disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Treatment for localized ringworm is not always necessary as the disease is self-limiting, but the cliinical course can be shortened by using topical miconazole or clotrimazole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skin disorders of dogs vary from acute, self-limiting problems to chronic or long-lasting problems requiring life-time treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, there now was a focus on small molecules modulating the function of human polymerase alpha which at a time modulates proliferation of keratinocytes and various viruses including human papilloma viruses (HPV), which is most relevant in the context of non-melanoma skin cancer treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Standard treatment for most skin or soft tissue abscesses is cutting it open and drainage. (wikipedia.org)
  • arthritis
  • The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is one of the institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (wikipedia.org)
  • August 1950-An arthritis program was established within the National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases under Public Law 81-692. (wikipedia.org)
  • May 1972-P.L. 92-305 renamed the Institute the National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • January 1975-The National Arthritis Act (P.L. 93-640) established the National Commission on Arthritis and Related Musculoskeletal Diseases to study the problem of arthritis and to develop an arthritis plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 1976-After a year of study and public hearings, the commission issued a comprehensivtre plan aimed at diminishing the physical, economic and psychosocial effects of arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1982-HHS conferred bureau status on the Institute, resulting in creation of the Division of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and the appointment of a Division Director. (wikipedia.org)
  • November 1985-The Health Research Extension Act of 1985, P.L. 99-158, established the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to increase research emphasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The legislation provided for the development of a plan for a national arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases program and established two interagency coordinating committees, one on arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases and one on skin diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also expanded the activities of the National Arthritis Advisory Board to include these diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • October 2000-The Children's Health Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-310) directed NIAMS to expand and intensify research programs on juvenile arthritis and related conditions, in coordination with other NIH Institutes and the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Interagency Coordinating Committee. (wikipedia.org)
  • Condition
  • Impetigo can affect healthy skin (primary) and also broken skin, which has been caused by another condition, eg eczema (secondary). (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Disease-like psoriatic toenails, significant toenail abnormalities/dystrophies, toenail injuries or any other condition in the toenail which could interfere with study evaluations (e.g., prevent obtaining normal appearing nail, after clearing of onychomycosis, due to chemical damage, genetic or pigmentary disorders, etc. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The condition of a dog's skin and coat are also an important indicator of its general health. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a cat has a protein deficiency the cat will lose weight, then show poor coat condition such as scaly skin, dull, thinning, weak, and patchy hair. (wikipedia.org)
  • Superficial
  • Play media Abscesses may occur in any kind of solid tissue but most frequently on skin surface (where they may be superficial pustules (boils) or deep skin abscesses), in the lungs, brain, teeth, kidneys, and tonsils. (wikipedia.org)
  • scabs
  • It's important that the school fully understands the nature of impetigo and that the presence of scabs does not necessarily mean that person remains infectious. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • acute
  • A hot spot, or acute moist dermatitis, is an acutely inflamed and infected area of skin irritation created and made worse by a dog licking and biting at itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centers
  • Bites from certain venomous snakes such as the pit viper Unknown: Kikuchi disease, progressive transformation of germinal centers, sarcoidosis, hyaline-vascular variant of Castleman's disease, Rosai-Dorfman disease, Kawasaki disease, Kimura disease Benign lymphadenopathy is a common biopsy finding, and may often be confused with malignant lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • Today, despite remarkable advances in medical research and treatments, infectious diseases remain a very serious threat, causing about one in four deaths worldwide, including approximately two-thirds of all deaths among children younger than age five. (clinipace.com)
  • lymph nodes
  • Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and spread by Ixodes pacificus on the West coast of the United States and by I. scapularis (deer tick) in the rest of the U.S. Signs and symptoms include fever, joint swelling and pain, lameness, and swelling of the lymph nodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lymphadenopathy or adenopathy is disease of the lymph nodes, in which they are abnormal in size, number, or consistency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infectious lymphadenitides affecting lymph nodes in the neck are often called scrofula. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most distinctive sign of bubonic plague is extreme swelling of one or more lymph nodes that bulge out of the skin as "buboes. (wikipedia.org)
  • crusty
  • The skin of a cat deficient in zinc would likely have erythema, hair loss, crusty and scaly skin on its limbs or tail. (wikipedia.org)
  • hereditary
  • These include skin fragility syndrome (Ehlers-Danlos), hereditary hypotrichosis and congenital or hereditary alopecia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Signs
  • Signs include hair loss and scaling of the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thick-skinned Bos indicus breeds including the Afrikaner and Afrikaner cross-breeds show less severe signs of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • A cat will be deficient for many months prior to seeing clinical signs in the skin, after which the skin will become scaly, and greasy while the coat will become dull. (wikipedia.org)
  • Signs of hypervitaminosis A are overly sensitive skin, and neck pain causing the cat to be unwilling to groom its self, resulting in a poor coat. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Medications applied to the skin such as capsaicin or topical anesthetics (e.g., lidocaine) are used for mild pain and can be used in combination with oral medications for moderate to severe pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexually
  • All people testing positive for gonorrhea should be tested for other sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, syphilis, and human immunodeficiency virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a sexually transmitted disease, but can also be spread through contact with aborted fetuses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • Funding for the study was provided by the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) NS062787 and NS087588 to W.Q.Z. (newswise.com)
  • Certain infectious diseases are a concern from a public health standpoint because they are zoonoses (transmittable to humans). (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • But in a Science Translational Medicine study published today, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers found that CJD patients also harbor infectious prions in their skin, albeit at lower levels. (newswise.com)
  • The patients reported overall (global) disease activity of HS. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • pain
  • Sharp needles like pain on skin. (ourhealth.com)
  • Typically, the nerve pain (neuralgia) is confined to an area of skin innervated by a single sensory nerve, which is known as a dermatome. (wikipedia.org)
  • vector
  • Most of these diseases are spread directly from dog to dog, while others require a vector such as a tick or mosquito. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorders
  • Nutritional related skin disorders usually result in excesses or not enough oil production known as sebum, and keratinization toughening of the outer layer of the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • i occationally get 'stinging' pains that shoot through my skin on my stomach, usually on the left side of my belly button.they dont occur when sweating, or when im nervous. (ourhealth.com)
  • In cases where there is insufficient immune responses the disease is usually described by the secondary disease that results. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • The virus has important economic implications since affected animals tend to have permanent damage to their skin, lowering the commercial value of their hide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zinc is important for the skins function as it is involved in DNA and RNA, and therefore important for cells that divide rapidly. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • With increased Government and private support, the outlook for this unique, often devastating disease class is brighter than ever. (clinipace.com)
  • affects
  • Just my skin but It's really bothering and affects me a lot because my skin starts stinging when im taking a test or what not and I cannot focus. (ourhealth.com)