pretibial fever


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pretibial

 [pre-tib´e-al]
in front of the tibia.
pretibial fever leptospirosis due to Leptospira interrogans serogroup autumnalis, marked by a rash on the pretibial region, with lumbar and postorbital pain, malaise, nasal inflammation, and fever. Also known as Fort Bragg fever because it was observed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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pre·tib·i·al fe·ver

a mild disease first observed among military personnel at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, characterized by fever, moderate prostration, splenomegaly, and a rash on the anterior aspects of the legs; due to the autumnalis serovar of Leptospira interrogans.
Synonym(s): Fort Bragg fever
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pre·tib·i·al fe·ver

(prē-tib'ē-ăl fē'vĕr)
A mild disease first observed among U.S. military personnel at Fort Bragg, NC, characterized by fever, moderate prostration, splenomegaly, and a rash on the anterior aspects of the legs; due to the autumnalis serovar of Leptospira interrogans.
Synonym(s): Fort Bragg fever.
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