Fiebre maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas, lesiones en el brazo

Ésta es la apariencia de la erupción causada por la fiebre maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas en las manos y antebrazos. La erupción comienza en las manos y pies y posteriormente se disemina hacia el tronco. Dicha erucpión es causada por una bacteria que se transmite a los humanos por una picadura de una garrapata. (Imagen cortesía de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades -CDC- de los Estados Unidos) Fiebre maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas, lesiones en el brazo

Revision

Last reviewed 6/9/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Mediicne, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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