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836 Possible Causes for Relapsing Fever

  • Jarisch Herxheimer Reaction

    Meptazinol is the first effective treatment for the J-HR of louse-borne relapsing fever.[] Relapsing fever is a disease caused by one of the species of Borrelia.[] We conducted a prospective trial in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 17 patients treated with penicillin for proven louse-borne relapsing fever due to Borrelia recurrentis to evaluate[]

  • Bell's Palsy

    To demonstrate the effect of acupuncture in a child with chronic Bell's palsy of 7 years duration. A 15-year-old girl had Bell's palsy for 7 years and did not respond to steroid treatment in the acute phase. On examination, her eyes were asymmetric, with the right eye smaller. Muscle contracture was noted around[…][]

  • Relapsing Fever

    External links [ edit ] CDC: Relapsing Fever Scientist and astronomer Larry Webster infected with relapsing fever[] It is caused by some species of Borrelia spirochetes and can be of two types: the tick-borne relapsing fever and the louse-borne relapsing fever.[] Patients treated for tick-borne relapsing fever should be monitored closely for Jarisch-Herxheimer reactions.[]

  • Eczema

    fever.”[] Staphylococcus aureus superinfection Personal history of asthma or hay fever or a history of atopic diseases in a first-degree relative See Clinical Presentation for more[] “Patients with atopic dermatitis suffer from chronic, relapsing, intensely itchy, and inflamed skin lesions and have an increased likelihood of developing asthma and/or hay[]

  • Pediculosis Corporis

    Unlike trench fever and epidemic typhus, transmission of relapsing fever, caused by Borrelia recurrentis , does not occur through contaminated feces.[] Important vector for human diseases, including epidemic typhus, relapsing fever, and trench fever.[] These lice can carry such diseases as louse-borne typhus ( Rickettsia prowazeki ), trench fever ( Rochalimaea Quintana ), and louse-borne relapsing fever ( Borrellia recurrentis[]

  • Hypoalbuminemia

    Hepatic vein (HV) stenosis after liver transplantation is a rare but life-threatening complication that leads to graft loss. The incidence of HV stenosis after living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) and split liver transplantation is not so rare, and is reported to range from 2 to 8.6%. Recently, the minimal[…][]

  • Epidemic Typhus

    British Library YF.2011.a.22007 Despite the dramatic and tragic losses, the typhus and relapsing fever epidemic taught some useful lessons.[] Murine typhus Scrub typhus Rocky Mountain spotted fever Leptospirosis Typhoid fever Meningococcemia Louse-borne relapsing fever Best Tests Subscription Required Management[] Differential diagnosis includes malaria, typhoid fever, viral haemorrhagic fever, leptospirosis, endemic typhus, tick-borne and louse-borne relapsing fevers, non-typhoidal[]

  • Spirillary Fever

    Fevers have regular relapses separated by afebrile periods lasting 3 to 7 days.[] At disease onset, fevers begin abruptly and may range from 38.0 C to 41 C. Rigors associated with fevers are prominent. Fever may resolve in 3 to 5 days but can relapse.[] Streptobacillary rat bite fever, the subject of this review, is a systemic illness classically characterized by relapsing fever, rash, migratory polyarthralgias, and a mortality[]

  • Insect Bite

    Other insect borne diseases Other insect borne diseases include: relapsing fever and Chagas disease transmitted by bed bugs in Mexico Yellow fever transmitted by mosquitoes[] Lice may also serve as vectors for Borrelia recurrentis and Bartonella quintana, etiological agents of relapsing fever and trench fever, respectively.[] They include: Parasites: malaria, leishmaniasis , trypanosomiasis Bacteria : Lyme disease , plague , bacillary angiomatosis , relapsing fever , tularaemia , babesiosis Viral[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    A 7-day regimen for patients with lower UTI is suggested and a 10-14 day course for those presenting with fever, bacteremia, or hypotension.[] Although the importance of giving the appropriate antimicrobial therapy for the appropriate time is essential to eradicate the infection and also prevent relapse and resistance[]

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