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Figure 2.165. Invasive asper-gillosis of the skin in a small premature infant (birthweight 785 g) at the age of 7 days. Note the involvement of the back and the right axilla. Infant was treated with amphotericin.

Figure 2.163. Candidal arthritis of the right ankle in an infant who developed candidal sepsis while on prolonged total parenteral nutrition for short bowel syndrome.

Figure 2.164. Candidal scalp infection in an infant on peripheral parenteral nutrition. The abscesses were recurrent until the cloudy appearance of the infusion solution was noted. Hyphae were seen on examinaton of this fluid. The abscesses resolved with discontinuation of the concentrated glucose solution.

Figure 2.165. Invasive asper-gillosis of the skin in a small premature infant (birthweight 785 g) at the age of 7 days. Note the involvement of the back and the right axilla. Infant was treated with amphotericin.

Figure 2.166. The same infant as in Figure 2.165 at the age of 5 weeks, showing healing of the lesions.

Figure 2.167. The same infant as in Figure 2.165 and 2.166 at the age of 10 weeks with good healing of the skin of the back and axilla. However, the contractures that were present necessitated plastic surgery at a later date.

Figure 2.168. Premature infant (birthweight 1000 g) with severe hyaline membrane disease with giant omphalocele. Respiratory problems precluded surgical intervention. The omphalocele was managed medically with the application of mercurochrome. The infant developed mercury intoxication from excessive absorption of the mercuro-chrome.

Figure 2.166. The same infant as in Figure 2.165 at the age of 5 weeks, showing healing of the lesions.

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Arthritis Joint Pain

Arthritis Joint Pain

Arthritis is a general term which is commonly associated with a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and bones. The term arthritis literally translates to joint inflammation.

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