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Here is a quick mnemonic “RATE BITE to remember about Rat-Bite Fever Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Rat-Bite Fever Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • R – Red-brown rash appears on trunk and extremities after the rat bite.
  • A – Asia is the primary region where rat-bite fever is commonly found.
  • T – The site of the rat bite develops an eschar.
  • B – Blotchy violaceous rash may also occur after a rat bite.
  • I – If untreated, recurrent fevers can be experienced due to rat-bite fever.
  • T – The infection can lead to regional adenopathy.
  • E – Rat-bite fever, also known as sodoku, is a rare condition in the U.S.

Mnemonic : RAT BITE

Dr. Arin Nandi

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