Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Medical Exam of Father Gerard Jean-Juste Date of Exam

Haitian Hearts  Healing Haiti’s ChildrenMedical Exam of Father Gerard Jean-Juste Date of Exam: 12-1-05 I had the opportunity to examine Father Gerard Jean-Juste in September, 2005 and again on December 1, 2005 in the Pacot penitentiary annex where Father is imprisoned. Father’s chief complaints are neck pain and back pain. Father complains of intermittent hearing difficulty which he blames on the swelling in his neck. His past history includes hypertension. Medications: none. Physical exam (related to chief complaints and positive findings) reveal the following: Neck: Multiple enlarged lymph nodes that are mobile and have a rubbery consistency. The nodes are bilateral (both sides of the neck), in the anterior and posterior triangles, and above the clavicles (collarbones). The nodes are nontender and are not draining. Axillary regions (armpits): Very enlarged 10 centimeter nodes in both axillary regions with same consistency […]

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