BLAINE Z. HIBBARD, M.D.; V. BRYCE BALLARD, M.D.; DAVID M. GIBSON, M.D.
Epidemic hemorrhagic fever presents a difficult diagnostic problem to physicians in the United States because of the bizarre leukemoid blood picture, the thrombocytopenia with petechiae followed by a rather typical lower nephron nephrosis syndrome. We present herewith a case which occurred in a civilian who was discharged from the Armed Forces November 21, 1953 at Camp Carson, Colorado, and who arrived in Kansas City, Missouri on November 22. He developed prodromal symptoms which consisted of fleeting dizzy sensations and fatigue on November 26 and 27 and became acutely ill on the evening of November 29.
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HIBBARD BZ, BALLARD VB, GIBSON DM. A CASE OF EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER IN THE UNITED STATES(A CASE OF EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER IN THE UNITED STATES*). Ann Intern Med. 1954;40:1005–1010. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-5-1005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(5):1005-1010.
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