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Childhood Disease Images

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These diseases are just words to new parents. Images help make a connection. Let's not go back 100 years.

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Childhood Disease Images

  1. 1. VACCINE EDUCATION MODULE: VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES UPDATED: APRIL 2013
  2. 2. Diseases Caused by Bacteria • Diphtheria • Haemophilus influenzae type b • Meningococcal disease • Pertussis • Pneumococcal disease • Polio • Tetanus
  3. 3. This child has diphtheria and has developed a pseudo-membrane, a thick gray coating over the back of his throat. Photo courtesy of CDC Diphtheria
  4. 4. This child has a swollen face due to Hib infection. Courtesy Children’s Immunization Project, St. Paul, Minn. Haemophilus influenzae type b
  5. 5. This 4-month-old has gangrene due to infection with meningococcus. Photo courtesy of CDC Meningococcal Disease
  6. 6. Child with broken blood vessels in eyes and bruising on face due to severe coughing caused by pertussis. Courtesy Thomas Schlenker, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Medical Officer, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Pertussis
  7. 7. Pneumococcal Disease •  Caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae •  Can infect different parts of the body leading to: •  Pneumonia •  Bacteremia (blood infection) •  Meningitis •  Ear infection
  8. 8. This young man suffers from upper extremity paralysis due to infection with poliovirus. Courtesy CDC Polio
  9. 9. This child was experiencing painful muscle spasms due to infection with tetanus. Courtesy CDC Tetanus
  10. 10. Diseases Caused by Viruses •  Hepatitis A •  Hepatitis B •  Shingles •  Human papillomavirus (HPV) •  Influenza •  Measles •  Mumps •  Rotavirus •  Chickenpox
  11. 11. This man developed jaundice as a result of hepatitis A infection. Courtesy CDC Hepatitis A
  12. 12. This woman has a skin rash from shingles. Courtesy CDC Shingles
  13. 13. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) •  HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease •  Most people who are infected do not have any symptoms •  Pap tests are performed on females to evaluate cells from the cervix under a microscope •  Cells are examined for abnormal changes that if left untreated may develop into cervical cancer.
  14. 14. This photo shows how influenza germs spread through the air when someone coughs. Courtesy CDC Influenza
  15. 15. Head and shoulders of a boy with measles. Courtesy CDC Measles
  16. 16. • This child is very swollen under the jaw and in the cheeks due to mumps. Courtesy CDC Mumps
  17. 17. This child was born with cataracts caused by a rubella infection his mother transmitted to him before birth. Courtesy CDC Rubella
  18. 18. Rotavirus •  Causes severe vomiting and diarrhea that can lead to dehydration. •  Dehydration can lead to death particularly in countries where medical care is not readily accessible. •  Before there was a vaccine virtually all children had this infection by the age of five.
  19. 19. Patient with chickenpox infection Courtesy CDC Chickenpox
  20. 20. One of the chickenpox lesions became infected leading to complications. Courtesy CDC Chickenpox

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