• A patient with Mediterranean spotted fever presented an initial history of enteritis, pyrexia, and rash. He subsequently developed shock, multiple organ failure, thrombocytopenia, hypocalcemia with hypercalcitoninemia, and a euthyroid sick syndrome.
(Arch Intern Med 1985;145:1319-1321)
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