TITLE

Scrub typhus in a child: Looking behind the ear and beyond

AUTHOR(S)
Venkatesh, Chandrasekaran; Arulraj, Russelian; Soundararajan, Palanisamy; Srinivasan, Sadagopan
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study a 3-year-old male child with history of high grade and intermittent fever. An eschar behind the patient's left pinna was noted following head to foot examination. The lesion was noted to have a dark brown to black scab. A diagnosis of scrub typhus, a rickettsial infection, was made.
ACCESSION #
95343532

 

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