Eschar: A clue to the Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus


Scrub typhus is among the common causes of febrile illnesses, noted globally. It should be included in the differential diagnosis of febrile illness along with more common conditions such as malaria, typhoid, leptospirosis, etc. In addition to fever, patients with scrub typhus may have headache, skin rash, joint pains, lymphadenopathy and an eschar. Eschar isContinue reading “Eschar: A clue to the Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus”