Olivia Hirsch

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Listeriosis usually manifests at the extremes of age, during pregnancy or among immunocompromised individuals as an acute meningoencephalitis with or without associated septicemia. Localized infections are rare. We investigated the incidence of Listeria monocytogenes cholecystitis using the data of the Listeria reference laboratory of the University of(More)
A 52-year-old woman visited our outpatient clinic due to severe itching of the scalp that had become unbearable. Th e scalp was covered with scales, crusts, and scratch marks. Large parts of her hair were irreversibly matted forming an almost solid mass (Figure) and hair shafts were littered with numerous nits (inset). A diagnosis of pediculosis capitis(More)
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