European Journal of Dermatology


Tick bite by Haemaphysalis megaspinosa – First case Volume 10, numéro 5, July - August 2000

Department of Dermatology, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, 4-86 Minaminokawa-cho, Ogaki 503-8502, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 389-91
  • Année de parution : 2000

Although local tick bite reactions such as tick bite granuloma, autoeczematization [1], temporary alopecia [2], ecchymosis, blisters and pruritus [3] have been described, patients are usually unaware of the bite and notice only a papule or nodule at the bite site. Ticks are important vectors of diseases such as a number of viral [4] and rickettsial infections [5], and Lyme disease [6]. Five genera and 17 species were reported from Japan [...]