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BMJ Case Reports 2010; doi:10.1136/bcr.09.2010.3310
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Acute superficial lymphangitis following pigeon mite bite

  1. Syed Mudassir Qadri2
  1. 1Department of Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, SheriKashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  2. 2Department of Internal Medicine, SheriKashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  1. Correspondence to Parvaiz A Koul, parvaizk{at}gmail.com

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A medical resident woke up in the night with an intense itch of the left wrist and recovered a tick nearby. The bite mark over 2 days progressed as a long linear erythematous, swollen and tender streak extending up to the axilla along the medial aspect of the upper limb (figures 1 and 2) along with a tender axillary lymphadenopathy. …

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