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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 1-4

Malignant Mediterranean spotted fever


1 Department of Dermatology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Snehal Balvant Lunge
Department of Dermatology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.171050

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Fever with rash is one of the most common causes of referral to a dermatologist. A plethora of conditions need to be considered in the differential diagnosis. They may be broadly classified into infectious causes, drug reactions, and autoimmune disorders. Here we present a rare case of rickettsial fever with cardiac involvement in an elderly male patient with no comorbidities.


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