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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Introduction

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: The term viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) refers to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses. While some types of hemorrhagic fever viruses ... more about Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers.

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Viral infections causing hemorrhagic fever (i.e. bleeding). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers is available below.

Symptoms of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Deaths

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Types of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Complications

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Causes of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

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Clinical Trials for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

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Article Excerpts about Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

The term viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) refers to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses. While some types of hemorrhagic fever viruses can cause relatively mild illnesses, many of these viruses cause severe, life-threatening disease. (Source: excerpt from Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: DVRD)

Definitions of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers:

Syndrome that occurs in perhaps 20-40 percent of infections by a number of different viruses of the families Arenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, Filoviridae, etc; some types of hemorrhagic fever are tick borne, others mosquito borne, and some seem to be zoonoses; clinical manifestations are high fever, scattered petechiae, gastrointestinal tract and other organ bleeding, hypotension, and shock; kidney damage may be severe and neurologic signs may appear. - (Source - Diseases Database)

A group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers as a "rare disease".
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