Photo Quiz - Aug 2013


We are grateful to Dr. David Webster for providing this photograph of his experience in Amudat Hospital, Uganda when he was there as Medical Superintendant in the 1960’s.

  1. What name is given to this facial physical sign?
  2. What is the underlying cause?
  3. What parts of the body are most likely to be the infected foci?
  4. Describe the cardiovascular complications.
  5. What is the risk of sucking out (aspirating) secretions from the trachea?
  6. With what apparently minor symptom might a neonatal case of this condition present?

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