Little known facts about infectious diseases

little-known-coverImaging on crossroads

1. Discussion about osteo-articular tropism of infective agents.
2. Inflammatory disease of plain organs in abdomen, diagnosed with ultrasound.
3. Parasite species establishing with echography.
Tremendous advance in new techniques in Medicine has not only positive sides. Some facts of old get lost in this huge amount of information, which practitioners are supposed to master. Another trend in Modernity is lowering costs, which opposes first one. Thus, I tried to bring back from forgetfulness old material, and added some personal experience to it, acquired with inexpensive tools of investigation. To my knowledge a similar publication was lacking for nowadays physicians.

Mycoplasma pneumoniae, a disease which strikes

depending on surrounding and body temperature.

This gives new incentive to Claude Bernard’s

thesis, which he would call the “Milieu

intérieur”. Thus, facial palsy “à frigore” appears

with modern knowledge not to be a misnomer.

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