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Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome: Introduction

Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome: The malignant form of cerebrospinal meningitis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome is available below.

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Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome: Deaths

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Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

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Definitions of Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome:

A condition caused by overwhelming BACTERIAL INFECTIONS or SEPTICEMIA, leading to HEMORRHAGE and NECROSIS of the ADRENAL GLAND. It is characterized by rapidly developing ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY; HYPOTENSION; and widespread cutaneous PURPURA. This syndrome may occur at any age but is more common in children. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, or a subtype of Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

  1. Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Deaths
  8. Complications

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