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Case Report / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2020

Adverse Cardiac Events Related to Hydroxychloroquine Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID-19

Rehile Zengin and others

Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used for the treatment of rheumatic diseases because of its antinflammatory effects. It is a 4-amino-quinoline that is widely used for the treatment purposes. The Scientific Advisory Board of Ministry of Health of Turkey for COVID-19 recommends HCQ for treatment and also for prophylactic use of COVID-19. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) suggested the HCQ but also warned Read More

Case Report / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2020

Typical Evolution of a Cutaneous Anthrax Lesion

Cansu Çimen

Anthrax is a zoonotic infection mainly affecting herbivores and caused by Bacillus anthracis. Humans can contract the disease after direct or indirect exposure to animals or animal products. Human-to -human transmission has never been reported. Worldwide, most of the cases are among persons who come in contact with animals in agricultural regions of south and central Read More

Case Report / VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3, DECEMBER 2019

A Severe Sight-threatening Complication of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus: Orbital Apex Syndrome

Sumru Onal and others

Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is found in worldwide distribution and can lead to two distinct viral syndromes. Primary infection occurs as varicella and is a contagious and usually benign childhood disease. Herpes zoster (HZ) presents as unilateral pain in a dermatomal distribution accompanied by a vesicular rash. Herpes zoster generally occurs in older adults and results from the reactivation of latent VZV […] Read More

Case Report / VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1, APRIL 2019

Rhombencephalitis with Listeria monocytogenes

Aslıhan Yerlikaya and others

Listeriosis is a primarily foodborne but preventable disease caused by Listeria monocytogenes, a gram positive, facultative anaerobic and non-spore forming bacillus that is ubiquitous in soil and water. L. monocytogenes was isolated and described in laboratory pigs and rabbits by Murray for the first (...) Read More