Jack McElroy

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Mycetoma is a tumorous infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue. It is caused by either actinomycotic bacteria or eumycotic fungi. The three cardinal features are tumefaction or the appearance of indolent inflammatory nodules and secondary fibrosis, formation of sinus tracts and fistulas that may have the ability to penetrate deep tissue, and the presence(More)
Carbon dioxide laser vaporization of localized, recalcitrant intertriginous plaques was done in two patients with Hailey-Hailey disease and two patients with Darier's disease. After treatment, only one patient had recurrence in one treatment site. All patients had significant clinical and symptomatic improvement. Destructive treatment must include the(More)
Toxic megacolon is a well known complication in inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. The development of toxic megacolon as a complication of infectious colitis is rare. However it is recognised as a complication of enteric infections caused by Clostridium difficile, Campylobacter jejuni, Shigella, Salmonella species,(More)
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