CLINICAL FEATURES OF HEMORRHAGIC FEVER OF CRIMEAN TYPE IN ASTRAKHAN OBLAST
NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY
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The study 76 cases of hemorrhagic fever of the Crimean type was carried out in 1962 and 1963. The initial symptoms of this illness are manifested by sudden chills, headache, rheumatic pains in all the body, and vomiting not associated with intake of food, pains in the epigastric region, and lumbar pains. Duration of the febrile period averages from 7 to 9 days. The temperature curve is irregular in character with a range of 1 to 2 degrees. In one-third of the patients on the third, fourth, or fifth day after onset of illness, a temporary drop of temperature to normal or subfebrile degree was noted.
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