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  • Typhoid Fever (Rose Spots)

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    Typhoid Fever (Rose Spots)

    In about 10 to 20% of patients with typhoid fever, rose spots (discrete, pink, blanching lesions) appear in crops on the chest and abdomen, usually during the 2nd wk of infection.

    Image courtesy of Charles N. Farmer, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, via the Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.