Leptospirosis ictérica: Síndrome de Weils
The leptospirosis is a sharp infection that gives place to multiple clinical manifestations in the man taken place by espiroquetas of the gender Leptospira. It is a zoonosis of universal distribution that can infect the man in occasions. The reservorio consti- tutes it wild and domestic animals of species, the dog and the livestocks ovinos, bovine, swinish and equine. The infection to the man takes place accidentally when interfering in the circuit of animal leptospirosis. The infection can take place for direct contact with the animal reservorio or through the water or in humid lands (you dilute stagnated, rice fields, tanks). In the humans cause a wide range of symptoms, they include fever it beats, severe headache, chills, mialgias, nauseas, vomits, suffusion of the conjunctive ones, abdominal pain, diarrhea or a rash if the illness non is the patient it can develop renal damage, meningitis, and breathing commitment. The cup of letalidad is low, but it is directly proportional to the increment of the age and it can arrive to 20% or more in the patients with jaundice or renal lesion with they have not been treated carefully, even with renal dialysis.