Zebra stripe sign - horizontal lines of dense bone progressing away from the growth plate in children with osteogenesis imperfecta treated with cyclical bisphosphonate therapy.
via our Instagram - Dr FRANK Gaillard, Dr Andrew DIXON, Dr Jeremy JONES, Dr HANI Alsalam, Dr BRUNO Di Muzio, Dr MATT Skalski
Computed tomography of the abdomen reveals a gas-forming infection in the caudate lobe of the liver. Cultures of material from percutaneous drainage of the liver abscess all grew Klebsiella pneumoniae. The syndrome of primary liver abscess caused by K. pneumoniae infection with septicemia is well recognized, particularly in Taiwan and Southeast Asia. It can be associated with gas formation and metastatic infection. This patient was treated with antibiotic agents and recovered.
Photo by Sven Torfinn
Swaziland is in the middle of a medical crisis. The highest HIV prevalence in the world and the emergence of drug-resistant TB threaten to have a disastrous effect on the social and economic situation there.
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