Ockelbo disease | definition of Ockelbo disease by Medical dictionary
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.
References in periodicals archive
Association of a Sindbis-like virus with Ockelbo disease
Occurrence of arthralgia and specific IgM antibodies three to four years after Ockelbo disease.
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).