TITLE

Katayama fever

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1166
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term katayama fever is presented. The term refers to a systemic allergic reaction to invasion of the body by Schistosoma larvae. It is characterized by fevers, an urticarial rash, cough and enlargement of the lymph nodes and viscera. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233296

 

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