Thursday, April 4, 2013
Blind Leading the Blind
This image shows young children in West Africa leading blind adults. The first symptom of disease is generalized itching with inflammatory papules, nodules, and plaques. The etiology of the blindness can be seen on slit-lamp examination:
Challenge: What's this disease seen commonly in endemic populations but rarely in travelers?
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