Arthritis in Israeli spotted fever

M. Klein, D. Buskila, J. Horowitz

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Abstract

Of 15 patients hospitalized because of Israeli spotted fever, 3 developed arthritis during the course of the disease. Treatment with tetracycline was accompanied by full remission of the spotted fever including the arthritis. This suggests that arthritis is not a rare complication of Israeli spotted fever.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)580-581
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Volume14
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arthritis
  • Israeli
  • Mediterranean Spotted Fever
  • Rickettsia
  • Spotted Fever

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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