Rickettsia slovaca and R. raoultii in Tick-borne Rickettsioses
Philippe Parola, Clarisse Rovery, Jean Marc Rolain, Philippe Brouqui, Bernard Davoust, and Didier Raoult
Author affiliations: Unité des Rickettsies, Marseille, France (P. Parola, C. Rovery, J.M. Rolain, P. Brouqui, D. Raoult); Direction Régionale du Service de Santé des Armées, Toulon, France (B. Davoust)
Figure 2. Typical signs of TIBOLA (tick-borne lymphadenopathy)/DEBONEL (Dermacentor-borne necrosis erythema and lymphadenophy). Here, infections were caused by Rickettsia slovaca , resulting in cervical lymphadenopathy (left panel, arrow), inoculation on the scalp (middle panel), and residual alopecia 4 weeks later (right panel).
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