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Health Nursing

Presented By:
Amanjot Kaur Deol
M.Sc.Nursing I year
Mumps
Causative
Organism
Myxovirus
Parotiditis
Clinical
Features
• Pain
• Swelling in Parotid
glands
• Ear- ache
(Continued….)
• Pain and stiffness on
opening of mouth
• Fever
• Headache
Diphtheria
Causative
Organism
Corynebacterium
Diphtheria
Clinical features:
• Pharyngotonsillar
diphtheria:
•Sore throat
•Difficulty in swallowing
•Low grade fever
Continuation…….
•Throat examination may reveal mild
erythema
•Severe cases-
–Marked edema of submandibular area
–Lymphadenopathy ( Bullnecked
appearance)
• Laryngotracheal
Diphtheria
• Hoarseness and croupy
cough

• Nasal Diphtheria
• Localized to septum of nose
Cutaneous diphtheria
–Skin abrasion
–Ulcer surrounded by
erythema may
appear
Whooping
Cough
Causative
organism

B. Pertussis
Clinical Features
• Local infection in
respiratory tract
• Inflammation &
necrosis of mucosa
Stages
–Catarrhal
–Paroxysmal
–Convalescent
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