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Tick bite granuloma: failure of prevention of lesion by excision of tick bite area



Tick bite granuloma: failure of prevention of lesion by excision of tick bite area



American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 12: 246-248



The supposed complete removal of the tick (identified as Dermacentor variabilis (Say)) and the excision of the area round the bite failed to prevent the development of a prolonged and progressive tick-bite granuloma in an elderly woman in Ohio.

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