Scalp Eschar and Neck Lymphadenopathy Associated with Rickettsial Infection After a Tick Bite: A Case Report

Authors

  • Maria Ana Quadros Flores Serviço de Doenças Infecciosas. Hospital de Santa Maria. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte. Lisboa.
  • Isabel Cruz Carvalho Serviço de Medicina Interna III. Hospital Pulido Valente. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte. Lisboa.
  • Mariana Alves Serviço de Medicina Interna III. Hospital Pulido Valente. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte. Lisboa.
  • Sérgio Eduardo Paulo Serviço de Doenças Infecciosas. Hospital de Santa Maria. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte. Lisboa.
  • Rita de Sousa Centro de Estudos de Vectores e Doenças Infecciosas. Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr Ricardo Jorge. Lisboa.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.20914

Keywords:

Lymphadenopathy, Rickettsia Infections, Scalp, Tick Bites/complications

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Published

2024-04-01

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Quadros Flores MA, Cruz Carvalho I, Alves M, Paulo SE, de Sousa R. Scalp Eschar and Neck Lymphadenopathy Associated with Rickettsial Infection After a Tick Bite: A Case Report. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 23];37(4):312-4. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/20914

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