pretibial fever

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1772
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A definition of the term "pretibial fever" is presented. It refers to a form of leptospirosis caused by one of the several serotypes of the autumnalis serogroup. Its symptoms are fever, rash on the legs, prostration, splenomegaly and respiratory disturbances. It also known as fort bragg fever.


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