boutonneuse fever


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Related to boutonneuse fever: Mediterranean Spotted Fever, abattoir fever
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Noun1.boutonneuse fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammalsboutonneuse fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals
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Important rickettsial diseases are mainly transmitted by tick species like Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the Americas (RMSF) and boutonneuse fever in the Mediterranean region and Africa [7, 9,10].
Malignant form of Mediterranean boutonneuse fever 6 cases Presse Med.
ARDS associated with Boutonneuse Fever. Chest 1989; 95:924-925.
Although classically described in association with Q fever, these lesions are quite nonspecific and have been observed in the context of a growing list of diseases including leishmaniasis, Rickettsia typhus, boutonneuse fever, Hodgkin disease, allopurinol reaction, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus infection, mononucleosis, Mycobacteri um avium-intracellulare infection, and typhoid fever.