Medical Definition of Erythema arthriticum epidemicum

1. An infection by Streptobacillus moniliformis marked by initial chills and high fever (gradually subsiding), by arthritis usually in the larger joints and spine, and by a rash occurring chiefly over the joints and on the extensor surfaces of the extremities. Haverhill fever is used to indicate Streptobacillus moniliformis infections not associated with rat bite resulting from contaminated food or water. Synonym: erythema arthriticum epidemicum. Origin: Haverhill, MA, where an epidemic occurred in 1926 (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythema Arthriticum Epidemicum

erysipelas verrucosum
erysipelothrix infections
erythema ab igne
erythema annulare
erythema annulare centrifugum
erythema annulare rheumaticum
erythema arthriticum epidemicum (current term)
erythema bullosum
erythema caloricum
erythema chronicum migrans
erythema circinatum
erythema dose
erythema dyschromicum perstans
erythema elevatum diutinum
erythema exfoliativa
erythema figuratum perstans
erythema fugax
erythema gyratum
erythema induratum
erythema infectiosum
erythema intertrigo

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