A Traveler Returning from South Africa with Rash and Genital Ulceration. Photo Quiz Answer

March 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p908
Academic Journal
Presents the answer to a photo quiz about the diagnosis of a man with a rash and genital ulceration who had recently traveled to South Africa. Diagnosis of African tick bite fever caused by Rickettsia africae; Details of the rash and ulceration; Treatment with doxycycline; Symptoms of African tick bite fever, including fever, headache, myalgia, and maculopapular cutaneous rash.


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