Noma disease strikes when natural immunity …

Malnutrition brings a terrible disease to children in Niger

A young girl with Noma disease poses in May 2015 in the health center of the Switzerland-based NGO Sentinelles Niger.

A young girl operated after suffering noma disease, poses for a photo at the health centre of the NGO Sentinelles, in Zinder, southern Niger/AFP photo

A young girl operated after suffering noma disease, poses for a photo at the health centre of the NGO Sentinelles, in Zinder, southern Niger/AFP photo

Noma - a disease afflicting the hungry

Noma - a disease afflicting the hungry

Facing Africa currently funds two teams of highly skilled and experienced volunteer surgeons from the UK, Germany, France and Holland to Ethiopia each year to perform complex facial reconstructive surgery on the victims of the disease noma. Each surgical mission spends 2 weeks in Ethiopia and genera...

Facing Africa currently funds two teams of highly skilled and experienced volunteer surgeons from the UK, Germany, France and Holland to Ethiopia each year to perform complex facial reconstructive surgery on the victims of the disease noma. Each surgical mission spends 2 weeks in Ethiopia and genera...

Noma is a severe disfiguring gingival ulcer that turns to gangrene of the mouth and face and spreads through the tissue. Most people that get Noma are between the ages of one and six.

Noma is a severe disfiguring gingival ulcer that turns to gangrene of the mouth and face and spreads through the tissue. Most people that get Noma are between the ages of one and six.

Six-year-old Zayyanu Murtala recovers from surgery to reconstruct a hole in his jaw and damage to his eye, caused by the flesh-eating disease known as ‘noma’, at MSF’s children’s hospital in Sokoto, northwest Nigeria. Coming from the Greek word for ‘to devour’, noma begins as an ulcer inside the mouth, which then eats away at the cheek tissue and bones in the mouth area of the infected person. Left untreated, the disease is fatal in up to 90 percent of cases. However, if treated early, the…

Photo of a old boy in Sokoto undergoes surgery to repair damage caused by flesh-eating disease

Gypsy children, at Auschwitz, who had a disease called Noma

What imams learned about Gypsy children on their trip to Auschwitz

Gypsy children, at Auschwitz, who had a disease called Noma

Noma is a rapidly progressive, polymicrobial, opportunistic infection that occurs during periods of compromised immune function.  Gangrenous stomatitis

Cancrum oris, also called noma, is a well-known, devastating infectious disease. It’s a highly opportunistic disorder. A mix of bacteria work together to destroy the tissue of the face, particularly of the mouth and cheek

Noma, also known as cancrum oris or gangrenous stomatitis. Used to sometimes present itself after serious infections like scarlet fever, chicken pox, measles, or TB. More likely to occur if the patient is malnourished or immunodeficient, and was observed in the Nazi concentration camps (Josef Mengele is actually the one that found out a lot of what we know about the disease progression and mechanism). Still occurs in places like Cambodia, Ethiopia, and Nigeria, but is extremely rare in ...

Noma, also known as cancrum oris or gangrenous stomatitis. Used to sometimes present itself after serious infections like scarlet fever, chicken pox, measles, or TB. More likely to occur if the.

The New Nordic Diet - from Gastronomy to Health  from University of Copenhagen…

The New Nordic Diet - from Gastronomy to Health from University of Copenhagen. The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture developed in with key emphasis on gastronomy, health, and environment. Major research in its effect on .

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