ABC of Sexually Transmitted Infections by Michael W. Adler, Frances Cowan, Patrick French, Helen

By Michael W. Adler, Frances Cowan, Patrick French, Helen Mitchell, John Richens

(BMJ Books) Univ. clinic, Nottingham, united kingdom. offers a concise advisor to problems of the higher gastrointestinal tract. hugely illustrated with charts, diagrams, and colour pictures. displays most modern advances in figuring out the pathophysiology and pathogenesis of this illness. For scientific scholars, nurses, and clinicians. Softcover.

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Acta Psychiatr Scand 1995;9:136-9 Edwards S. Balanitis and balanoposthitis: a review. Genitourin Med 1996;72:155-9 McKenna G, Schousboe M, Paltridge G. Subjective change in ejaculate as symptom of infection with Schistosoma haematobium in travellers. BMJ 1997;315:1000-1 McMillan A. Lymphocoele and localized lymphoedema of the penis. Br J Vener Dis 1976;52:409 Reynard JM, Barua JM. Reduction of paraphimosis the simple way: the Dundee technique. Br J Urol 1999;83:859-86 Tomlinson J. ABC of sexual health.

J Infect Dis 1993;168:969-78 ● 33 9 Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy Helen Mitchell Pregnant women may be unaware they have an existing asymptomatic sexually transmitted infection (STI) or they may be still at risk of acquiring an STI during pregnancy. Therefore, it is necessary to overcome a natural hesitancy to discuss risk factors for STIs. Infections at this time can affect the fetus and neonate by vertical transmission, which may result in serious and life threatening consequences.

The term lymphocoele is used to describe a lesion of unknown aetiology that feels like a transverse thrombosed lymphatic vessel close to the corona. This harmless condition develops quite quickly (often after vigorous sex) and resolves spontaneously, usually in a few days. Lymphocoele Common lesions of scrotal skin Angiokeratomas are harmless small papules with a deep-red or purplish colour, which increase in number with age. Multiple epidermal (sebaceous) cysts are sometimes observed on the scrotum.

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