Rickettsia aeschlimannii Infection in a Man, Greece
Antonis Germanakis, Dimosthenis Chochlakis, Emmanouil Angelakis, Yannis Tselentis, and Anna Psaroulaki
Author affiliations: General Hospital of Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece (A. Germanakis); Regional Laboratory of Public Health, Heraklion-Crete, Greece (D. Chochlakis, Y. Tselentis); University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Greece (Emmanouil Angelakis, Anna Psaroulaki); Aix-Marseille University School of Medicine, Marseille, France (E. Angelakis)
Figure. . Papule on the anterior surface of the left arm of a 70-year-old man, Crete, Greece. The papule was surrounded by an infiltrated area without tenderness or pruritus. A tick was found in the center of the papule and carefully removed in its entirety.
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