[Fulminant Japanese spotted fever--the second fatal case in Japan].

Abstract

A 77-year-old woman who have no past history, was admitted in a local hospital in Muroto City, Kochi, Japan, after several days of fever and severe general fatigue and generalized skin erythema. She was suspected to have Japanease spotted fever, which was a local pandemic disease. She was treated with minocycline immediately. The next day, she had… (More)

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