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The clinical picture of rabies in man.

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After an incubation period of one to two months rabies presents with non-specific prodromal symptoms and often with paraesthesiae of the bitten area. As in canine rabies there are furious and dumb forms of the disease. In man, furious rabies is characterised by hydrophobia: terror and excitation with spasms of inspiratory muscles, larynx and pharynx precipitated by attempts to drink and by a variety of other stimuli. Hydrophobia may represent an exaggerated respiratory tract irritant reflex w...

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Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
70
Issue:
3
Pages:
188-195
Publication date:
1976-01-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Language:
English
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61223
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2012-12-19

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