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Bruch's disease

Bruch's disease: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bruch's disease is available below.

Symptoms of Bruch's disease

Treatments for Bruch's disease

  • Antibiotics can shorten the duration of the fever. Doxycycline is the most commonly used one but tetracycline, chloramphenicol or ciprofloxacin are also used
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Bruch's disease: Complications

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Causes of Bruch's disease

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Less Common Symptoms of Bruch's disease

Misdiagnosis and Bruch's disease

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Prognosis for Bruch's disease

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

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