Pseudotyphus of California

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Pseudotyphus of California is a rare flea-borne Rickettsial disease caused by a Rickettsia felis infection. Patients can be asymptomatic or can present with unspecific symptoms (such as fever headache generalized maculopapular rash myalgia arthralgia and ocasionally eschar lymphadenopathy nausea vomiting loss of appetite and abdominal pain). Rarely serious manifestations may occur and include neurological dysfunction (photophobia hearing loss and signs of meningitis) and pulmonary compromise.

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