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Haverhill fever

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Haverhill fever

Haverhill fever
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A25.1 (ILDS A25.110)
ICD-9 026.1
DiseasesDB 30717
MeSH D011906

Haverhill Fever (or epidemic arthritic erythema) is a form of "blood culture, and penicillin is the most common treatment. Treatment is usually quite successful, although the body can clear the infection by itself in most cases. Complications are rare, but can include endocarditis and meningitis.

Despite its name, it can present without being bitten by a rat.[1]

The disease was recognized from an outbreak which occurred in

  1. ^ Fordham JN, McKay-Ferguson E, Davies A, Blyth T (1992). "Rat bite fever without the bite". Ann. Rheum. Dis. 51 (3): 411–2.  
  2. ^ Parker, F; Hudson, NP (September 1926). "The Etiology of Haverhill Fever (Erythema Arthriticum Epidemicum).". The American journal of pathology 2 (5): 357–380.7.  
  3. ^ PLACE, E. H.; SUTTON, L. E. (1 November 1934). "ERYTHEMA ARTHRITICUM EPIDEMICUM (HAVERHILL FEVER)". Archives of Internal Medicine 54 (5): 659–684.  



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