spotted sickness

spotted sickness

(1) A nonspecific term for any condition characterised by discrete erythematous lesions. 
(2) Pinta. 
(3) Rocky Mountain spotted fever. 
(4) Acute pyogenic meningitis, a pathological term, which can be clinically divided into:
• Meningococcal meningitis;
• Bacterial meningitis;
• Nonbacterial meningitis.
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