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An infection by Streptobacillus moniliformis marked by initial chills and high fever gradually subsiding and followed by arthritis usually in the larger joints and spine, and by a rash occurring chiefly over the joints and on the extensor surfaces of the extremities.erythema arthriticum epidemicum
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