Infectious Venulitis

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Infectious Venulitis (IVN) was a name proposed by Dr. Erich Ryll in response to the patients he saw during the 1975 Sacramento outbreak.

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

The name Infectious Venulitis refers to both the infectious nature of the illness Ryll observed, as well as inflammation of the venules (small blood vessels)[1].

Presentation[edit | edit source]

Dr. Ryll describing infectious venulitis: "an influenza-like onset, often so severe in nature that I call it a flu-storm, with headaches, sore throat, fever, dizziness, runny nose, nausea and vomiting, muscle aching, extremity pain, and other features."

History[edit | edit source]

Also See[edit | edit source]

1975 Sacramento outbreak

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