Conor and Bruch disease
African tick typhus, one of the tick-borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever but less severe. Characteristic features include fever, a small ulcer (tache noire) at the site of the tick bite, swollen glands nearby (satellite lymphadenopathy), and a red raised (maculopapular) rash. Also called boutonneuse and fičvre boutonneuse.

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boutonneuse fever.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Disease, Conor and Bruch — African tick typhus, one of the tick borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever but less severe. Characteristic features include fever, a small ulcer (tache noire) at the site of the tick bite,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Boutonneuse fever — Classification and external resources Typical eschar and spots on the leg of a patient with Boutonneuse fever[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Fičvre boutonneuse — African tick typhus, one of the tick borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere, similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but less severe, with fever, a small ulcer (tache noire) at the site of the tick bite, swollen glands nearby… …   Medical dictionary

  • Boutonneuse — Fičvre boutonneuse or African tick typhus, one of the tick borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere, similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but less severe, with fever, a small ulcer (tache noire) at the site of the tick bite,… …   Medical dictionary

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