Dr. Abdul Aziz Salar's Profile
Dr. Abdul has done his graduation in Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai and is pursuing DNB in General Medicine from Sundram Medical Foundation, Chennai. His interests include solving clinical problems, research, genetics, molecular biology and the English language.
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Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle. It is caused due to the body’s immune system reacting against itself. It presents in various ways and is difficult to diagnose.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallidum. It causes infection most often in people with high risk sexual activities. It is also called “the great pretender”.
Scrub typhus is a bacterial disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi. It is spread to humans by the bites of larvae called chiggers.
Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection caused by breathing spores of the fungus from bird or bat droppings. Severe manifestation occurs in people with low immunity.
Extra pulmonary tuberculosis is infection of tissues and organs other than the lungs by mycobacterium tuberculosis and related organisms.