Disease Information for Hepatic brucellosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Right Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Upper Abdominal Pain
Lymphadenopathy Systemic
Liver palms/erythema
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Muscle weakness
Palmar Erythema/Redness
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Joint Pains
Joint pains Arthralgias in Elderly
Chills
Constitutional symptoms
Fatigue Tiredness in Children
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in Immigrants
Fever spikes every 10 days (undulant)
Fever, intermittant/recurrent
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Weakness
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Cattle/reservoir/vector
Exposure/Cows/calves
Exposure/Ungulate Stock Vector
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Culture requires CO2 for growth
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Hepatic Enzymes Abnormal (Lab)
Liver Functions Abnormal (Lab)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ALT (SGPT) (Alanine transferase) (Lab)
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
Gammaglutamyl transferase/GGT (Lab)
Globulin, serum (Lab)
IGG/Immunoglobulin G (Lab)
LAP/Leucine Amino Peptidase (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Liver biopsy/Abnormal
BX/Liver biopsy/Granulomas in liver
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
AIDS Wasting Disease
Hepatitis Delta Viral
Hepatitis E virus
Hepatitis, type A
Hepatitis, type B viral
Hepatitis, type C viral
Hepatitis, viral
Tuberculosis, disseminated
Tuberculosis, hepatic, miliary
Associated Disease & Complications
Chronic liver disease
Granulomatous liver/hepatitis syndrome
Hepatitis, secondary
Hepatitis,non-viral infection
Hyperglobulinemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Fungus (category)
Class
CLASS/Liver involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Liver/gallbladder/ducts (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous Infection
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous liver disease
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Doxycycline/Gentamycin combination
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

Zoonosis infection caused by bacteria of the genus BRUCELLA mainly involving the reticuloendothelial system; This condition is characterized by fever, headache, weakness, malaise, and weight loss with backache, myalgias, chills and sweats hepatosplenomegaly; a prolonged course is usual; the source is animal products or exposure to livestock; agent is a pleomorphic fastidious gram negative rod

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