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What is Bruch's disease?

What is Bruch's disease?

  • Bruch's disease: An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and the incubation period is usually between 6 and 10 days.

Bruch's disease: Introduction

Types of Bruch's disease:

Broader types of Bruch's disease:

How serious is Bruch's disease?

Prognosis of Bruch's disease: The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.
Complications of Bruch's disease: see complications of Bruch's disease

What causes Bruch's disease?

Causes of Bruch's disease: see causes of Bruch's disease

What are the symptoms of Bruch's disease?

Symptoms of Bruch's disease: see symptoms of Bruch's disease

Complications of Bruch's disease: see complications of Bruch's disease

Can anyone else get Bruch's disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Bruch's disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Bruch's disease

Bruch's disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bruch's disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bruch's disease.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Bruch's disease: see treatments for Bruch's disease

Name of Bruch's disease

Main name of condition: Bruch's disease


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