Seung-Youn Lee, MD


Scrub Typhus: Two Cases Presenting as Abdominal Pain

June 04, 2009

Scrub typhus, which is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, has various systemic manifestations, including GI symptoms. We describe one patient with scrub typhus who presented with symptoms that suggested acute appendicitis and another who presented with symptoms of acute cholecystitis.