pinta fever

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a treponemal infection characterized by bizarre pigmentary changes in the skin occurring in tropical America; it is effectively treated by penicillin.
pinta fever a disease observed in northern Mexico, identical with Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
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pin·ta fe·ver

a term used in Mexico for Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
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