rose spots

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rose spots

characteristic exanthema of typhoid fever; 10-20 small pink papules on the lower trunk lasting a few days and leaving hyperpigmentation.

rose spots

Etymology: L, rosa + ME, spotte
small erythematous macules occurring on the upper abdomen and anterior thorax and lasting 2 or 3 days, characteristic of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.
Innumerable transient blanchable reddish macules—1-5 mm in diameter—on the lower chest and upper abdomen, caused by bacterial emboli in skin vessels accompanied by focal aggregates of macrophages. Rose spots classically occur in Salmonella typhi-induced typhoid fever in the 1st week of disease, coinciding with the onset of splenomegaly

rose spots

Infectious disease Innumerable transient 1-5 mm in diameter blanchable reddish macules on the lower chest and upper abdomen, caused by bacterial emboli in skin vessels accompanied by focal aggregates of macrophages; RSs classically occur in Salmonella typhi-induced typhoid fever in the 1st wk of disease, coinciding with the onset of splenomegaly. See Typhoid fever.

rose spots

(rōz spots)
Characteristic exanthema of typhoid fever; 10-20 small pink papules on the lower trunk lasting a few days and leaving hyperpigmentation.

Rose spots

Small slightly raised reddish pimples that are a distinguishing feature of typhoid or paratyphoid infection.
Mentioned in: Paratyphoid Fever
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None of the patients showed abdominal tenderness or rose spots.
Rose spots could not be appreciated in any of the patients in this study.
He had a temperature of 40 [degrees] C, relative bradycardia with a heart rate of 70 beats per minute, blood pressure of 110/60 mm Hg, mild confusion, a discrete rash (a few rose spots on the trunk) (Figure 1), and splenomegaly.