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Table 1 Clinical findings in 415 children with Mediterranean spotted fever.

From: Mediterranean spotted fever: clinical and laboratory characteristics of 415 Sicilian children

Clinical manifestations No. (%) of cases
Fever 386 (93)
Rash 392 (94.5)
Tache noire 263 (63.4)
Local lymphoadenopathy 214 (51.6)
Headache 122 (29.4)
Arthralgia and myalgia 158 (38.1)
Arthritis 3 (0.7)
Gastrointestinal symptoms 116 (27.9)
Hepatomegaly and/or splenomegaly 273 (65.8)
Orchitis 1 (0.2)
Conjunctival hyperaemia 53 (12.8)
Meningism 3 (0.7)
Meningitis 1 (0.2)