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 (satellite lymphadenopathy), and a red raised (maculopapular) rash. The French word "boutonneuse" means pimply. Also called boutonneuse and Conor and Bruch’s disease.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • 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

  • 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,… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 (satellite… …   Medical dictionary

  • Rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere, tick-borne — There are 3 known diseases caused by infection with rickettsial agents. They are North Asian tick borne rickettsiosis, Queensland tick typhus, and African tick typhus (fičvre boutonneuse) …   Medical dictionary

  • Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere — There are 3 known diseases caused by infection with rickettsial agents. They are North Asian tick borne rickettsiosis, Queensland tick typhus, and African tick typhus (fičvre boutonneuse) …   Medical dictionary

  • Typhus, African tick — 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 (satellite… …   Medical dictionary

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