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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

A case report of scrub typhus


Department of General Medicine, Guntur Medical College and Government General Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pothukuchi Venkata Krishna
57-9-15, New Postal Colony, Patamata, Vijayawada - 520 010, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.153324

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Although scrub typhus is endemic in our country, it is grossly under diagnosed owing to the nonspecific clinical presentation, lack of access to specific diagnostic facilities in most areas, and low index of suspicion by the clinicians. It presents as either a nonspecific febrile illness with constitutional symptoms such as fever, rash, myalgias and headache or with organ dysfunctions involving organs such as kidney (acute renal failure), liver (hepatitis), lungs (acute respiratory distress syndrome), central nervous system (meningitis), or with circulatory collapse with hemorrhagic features. We are reporting a case report of scrub typhus presenting as fever with bilateral bronchopneumonia.


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