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Patient #1 with fever, headache, and anemia.(no more info, because i would be giving away the answer )



Easy one

Diagnosis, complications and treatment please.

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Patient # 2: 5 year old with seizures


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Patient #1 with fever, headache, and anemia.(no more info, because i would be giving away the answer )

That's malaria....easy!
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Patient # 2: 5 year old with seizures


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Looks like Toxo to me
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That's malaria....easy!
Treatment chloroquine.. If resistant mefloquine
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Patient # 2: 5 year old with seizures


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Mmmmmm It's looks like a cystercosis from T. Solium :/
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Mmmmmm It's looks like a cystercosis from T. Solium :/
could be that too...actually I think it might be that.

Toxo causes larger ring enhancing lesions.


Don't know though...its a good image....what is it???
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1. Plasmodium falciparum.
2. Neurocysticercosis from Taenia Solium
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Great job!

Patient #1 was falciparum (looks like a ring)
patient #2 was neurocysticercosis. (looks like Swiss Cheese.
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