intestinal anthrax


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in·tes·ti·nal an·thrax

a usually fatal form of anthrax marked by chills, high fever, pain in the head, back, and extremities, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, cardiovascular collapse, and frequently hemorrhages from the mucous membranes and in the skin (petechiae).
See also: mycosis intestinalis.
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in·tes·ti·nal an·thrax

(in-testi-năl anthraks)
Usually fatal form of anthrax marked by chills, high fever, body pain, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, cardiovascular collapse, and frequently hemorrhages from the mucous membranes and in the skin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·tes·ti·nal an·thrax

(in-testi-năl anthraks)
Usually fatal form marked by chills, high fever, pain, vomiting, and other symptoms.
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Inhalation and intestinal anthrax are serious and can often be fatal.
Intestinal anthrax is very rare, but occurs from swallowing spores in contaminated meats.
Intestinal anthrax with bacteriological investigations.
Intestinal anthrax was widely known in Lebanon in the 1960s, when a series of >100 cases were observed in the Bekaa Valley.
A little-known 1770 epidemic that killed 15,000 people in Saint-Domingue (modern Haiti) was probably intestinal anthrax. The epidemic spread rapidly throughout the colony in association with consumption of uncooked beef.
Pathologic studies of intestinal anthrax: report of 2 cases.