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Complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Complications list for Rocky Mountain spotted fever:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Rocky Mountain spotted fever includes:

See also the symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Rocky Mountain spotted fever from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever: Introduction.

Complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever:

Long-term health problems following acute Rocky Mountain spotted fever infection include partial paralysis of the lower extremities, gangrene requiring amputation of fingers, toes, or arms or legs, hearing loss, loss of bowel or bladder control, movement disorders, and language disorders.  These complications are most frequent in persons recovering from severe, life-threatening disease, often following lengthy hospitalizations. (Source: excerpt from Rocky Mountain spotted fever: Signs and Symptoms: DVRD)

Medical news summaries about complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever:

The following medical news items are relevant to complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever:

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About complications:

Complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Rocky Mountain spotted fever. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever is unclear or arbitrary.

 

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