Disease Information for Rickettsialpox

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Blebs/vesicles/skin
Crusting Rash
Eschar/inoculation site (Tache noir)
Fever and Rash
Local necrotic tissue/burn/ulceration
Petechiae/Petechial rash
Rash
Skin Ulcer with Eschar
Vesicobullous rashes
Vesicular rash
Acutely ill patient/signs
Chills
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in Immigrants
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Typical Clinical Presentation
Viremia Sepsis with low WBC
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Presentation/Fever Rash Prostration Abrupt
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Mites/Vector
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Left shift/WBC low (Lab)
Low WBC/Left shift/Low platelets (Lab)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
WBC
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Lymphocytes (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anthrax
Measles
Rocky mountain spotted fever
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Neutropenia Caused by Infection
Lymphocytosis
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombocytopenia in Children
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Arthropod/acarid/tick bourne infection (ex)
AGENT/Intracellular organism pathophysiology
AGENT/Minimally Contagious/infectious
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
AGENT/Rickettsia (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Infectious vasculitis/capillaritis
Process
PROCESS/Acute infection (ex).
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Oxytetracycline (Terramycin)
Definition
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External Links Related to Rickettsialpox
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PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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