Search for dissertations about: "erythema"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the word erythema.

  1. 1. Erythema Migrans in Primary Health Care

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Louise Bennet; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; primary health care; ticks; gender; climate; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Medicin människa och djur ; serology; Immunology; serologi; Immunologi; transplantation; Infections; Infektioner; General practice; medicinsk utbildning; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning; Lyme borreliosis; erythema migrans; incidence; Borrelia afzelii; Borrelia garinii;

    Abstract : Lyme borreliosis (LB) is the most common vector-borne disease in the northern hemisphere, and southern Sweden is a highly endemic area. In over 70% of the cases, LB is represented by the non-disseminated cutaneous form erythema migrans (EM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology and clinical manifestations of Lyme borreliosis

    University dissertation from Dr Johan Berglund, Havsvägen, S-37024 Nättraby, Sweden

    Author : Johan Berglund; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ELISA.; Western blot; Arthritis; Ixodes ricinus; Ticks; Population based; Sweden; Prevention; Surveillance; Erythema migrans; Neuroborreliosis; Lyme arthritis; Epidemiology; Lyme borreliosis; Borrelia burgdorferi; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Lyme borreliosis (LB) in Sweden are described through a one year surveillance-study. The findings differed only marginally when compared to studies from the United States indicating similar clinical presentation of the disease. Incidence was 69/100. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies of Spotted Fever Rickettsia - Distribution, Detection, Diagnosis and Clinical Context With a Focus on Vectors and Patients in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Katarina Wallménius; Kenneth Nilsson; Thomas Jaenson; Björn Olsen; Fredrik Elgh; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tick-borne infections; co-infections; ticks; Ixodes ricinus; zoonosis; Rickettsia helvetica; migrating birds; Bell’s pares; erythema migrans; Rickettsia aeschlimannii; sudden deafness; facial nerve paralysis; Hyalomma marginatum; Rickettsia africae; western blot; PCR; serology; Clinical Bacteriology; Klinisk bakteriologi;

    Abstract : The spotted fever rickettsia, Rickettsia helvetica,is an endemic tick-borne bacteria in Sweden. It causes infections in humans, manifested as aneruptive fever, headache, arthralgia and myalgia, and sometimes an inoculation eschar or a rash. There have also been two known cases of human infections with R. felis in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spotted Fever Rickettsioses in Sweden Aspects of Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations and Co-infections

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anders Lindblom; Kenneth Nilsson; Björn Olsen; Björn Herrmann; Clas Ahlm; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rickettsia helvetica; Rickettsia felis; co-infection; erythema migrans; meningitis; serology; PCR; western blot; Infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : The spotted fever group rickettsiae are emerging diseases. They cause damage in their hosts by invading the endothelium in small to medium-sized blood vessels, which results in vasculitis that can cause clinical manifestations from most organs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a broader use of phototesting in research, clinical practice and skin cancer prevention

    University dissertation from Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin

    Author : Magnus Falk; Chris Anderson; Karin Wårdell; Olle Lärkö; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Phototesting; divergent beam; skin cancer prevention; self-reading; minimal erythema dose; sun protection behaviour; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Dermatology and venerology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Dermatologi och venerologi;

    Abstract : In western societies, skin cancer incidence has increased dramatically over recent decades, due predominantly to increased sun exposure habits. Ultraviolet (UV) light exposure and individual light sensitivity of the skin constitute two important factors affecting the risk for skin cancer development. READ MORE