pretibial fever

noun

: a rare infectious disease that is characterized by an eruption in the pretibial region, headache, backache, malaise, chills, and fever and that is caused by a spirochete of the genus Leptospira (L. interrogans autumnalis)

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“Pretibial fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pretibial%20fever. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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