Chikungunya

Etiology

  • Virus

Risk Factors

  • Mosquitoe bite
  • Travel to Carribean

Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Symmetric arthralgia and arthritis
  • Fatigue and rash
  • Onset 3-7d after bite
  • Usually last days to weeks, sometimes mos

Physical Exam Findings

  • Fever
  • Inflammatory arthritis wrists, fingers, ankles
  • Macular-papular erythematous rash on trunk, face, and extremities

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