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Two uncommon manifestations of leptospirosis: Sweet's syndrome and central nervous system vasculitis.
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PMID:  21771425     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To leptospirosis is the commonest spirocheatal infection in the tropical and temperate countries of Indian sub-continent and Africa and the most common zoonosis worldwide. The protean manifestation of this infectious disease is a challenge for practising clinicians across the world. In poor developing countries, at most clinical suspicion it is essential in the diagnosis of this disease. In this report, we are able to document two uncommon manifestations of leptospirosis, namely Sweet's syndrome and central nervous system vasculitis.
Authors:
Peter George
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-01-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1995-7645     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Pac J Trop Med     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101533720     Medline TA:  Asian Pac J Trop Med     Country:  Singapore    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Hainan Medical College. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, S India.
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