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Unformatted text preview: Fifth Disease – Erythema Infectiosum “Slapped Cheeks” • Patients get a pink or red lacelike rash on their arms. This rash comes and goes and may spread to their legs, trunk and buttocks. Infections Vary With Health • Certain groups are more prone to infections, such as, the immuno-compromised, individuals who have not been vaccinated, e.g. MMR • Patients with conditions such as diabetes • Smokers • AIDS Possible Classifications of Infections in Primary Care • Scalp, head, ears, nose & throat, face • Neck • Arms and hands (Skin) • Chest / thorax • Abdomen, genitalia, anus • Legs and feet • Bones, joints and Blood...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10