Ockelbo disease

Ockelbo disease

(ŏk′ĕl-bō″) [Ockelbo, a town in Sweden]
A viral infection, predominantly found in northern Europe, characterized by fever, headache, rash, and arthritis. It is caused by infection with a Sindbis virus.
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SINV infection in humans, called Ockelbo disease in Sweden, causes rash, arthritis, and mild fever (3-5).
Geographical and temporal distribution of Ockelbo disease in Sweden.
Ockelbo disease: arthralgia 3-4 years after infection with a Sindbis virus-related agent.
Association of a Sindbis-like virus with Ockelbo disease in Sweden.
Ockelbo disease in Sweden: epidemiological, clinical, and virological data from the 1982 outbreak.
Clinically similar or identical diseases are Ockelbo disease (known as August-September disease) in Sweden and Karelian fever in Russian Karelia (5-7).
Ockelbo disease: epidemic arthritis-exanthema syndrome in Sweden caused by Sindbis-virus like agent.