Tag Archives: Infection

Herpes infection of the cornea

The clear tissue at the front of the eye is known as the cornea, and it must remain crystal clear in order for an individual to see clearly. The herpes viruses can infect the cornea, causing damage to tissue and possibly causing lasting visual impairment if not quickly identified and treated. Herpes simplex: the cold… Read More »

Severe Rhabdomyolysis in a Patient With Acute Influenza Infection

January 03, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Rhabdomyolysis is characterized by breakdown of muscle tissue A recently published case report describes the case of a 29-year-old male patient with influenza-induced rhabdomyolysis and highlights the need to assess creatinine kinase (CK) levels of patients hospitalized with influenza. The patient, who had a… Read More »

Ear Infection: An Introduction

Your ears are the main organ responsible for picking up sounds, sending them into your brain for understanding and providing you with a sense of balance. However, they are often exposed to various substances in the environment. While some of these are harmless, there are agents that can be a precursor to painful and sometimes… Read More »