Table 3: Distribution of duration of neck swelling of patients studied Duration of Number of % neck swelling patients <1 month 11 16.6 1-2 months 36 55.4 3-5 months 9 13.9 >5 months 9 13.9 Total 65 100.0 Table 4: Distribution of constitutional symptoms
of patients studied Constitutional Number of % symptoms patients (n=65) Nil 45 69.2 Present 20 30.7 Table 5: Distribution of H/O contact with tuberculosis of patients studied H/O contact Number of % with tuberculosis patients Positive 8 12.3 Negative 57 87.7 Total 65 100.0 Table 6: Distribution of site of involvement in the neck of patients studied Site of Side of neck Total involvement in the neck Right Left No.
Because HB171/11 caused only mild gastrointestinal and constitutional symptoms
without specific neurologic symptoms, we hypothesized that HB171/11 might be less neuroinvasive than Toro-2003.
Together with the history of constitutional symptoms
for TB further investigation was warranted using specific blood markers and core needle biopsy.
With treatment, she had a marked improvement in her bullous skin rash and constitutional symptoms
and inflammatory markers, but she had a residual peripheral neuropathy.
Thirty-seven patients (88.10%) complained of constitutional symptoms
, such as headache, syncope, palpitations, hemiplegia, and claudication.
Mechanistically, the robust initial innate response is responsible for the constitutional symptoms
and local site reactions seen in pooled data from the two pivotal clinical trials: 70%-85% of participants receiving HZ/su reported injection-site pain, 38% of participants receiving HZ/su reported redness, and about a quarter reported swelling.
Other constitutional symptoms
were fever (50.04%), body aches (66.08%) and weakness (62%).
In accordance with current guidelines, exposed health care workers were instructed to remain vigilant for signs or symptoms of varicella (i.e., fever, headache, or other constitutional symptoms
and skin lesions) for 21 days after exposure and to immediately report symptoms to the hospital's public health department if any occurred (1).
There was no history of fever, loss of appetite and other constitutional symptoms
. Mild swelling and tenderness were present over the talonavicular joint.
The lesions mostly started as painful erythematous papules and nodules on any site of the body following some constitutional symptoms
such as fever and weakness.
EPTB is an important diagnosis to be considered in high risk women with a nonspecific presentation of abdominal pain and chronic constitutional symptoms
, as in our case.
In view of history of auricular chondritis, rash, inflammatory joint pain, constitutional symptoms
, and proteinuria his autoimmune antibody profile was done.