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What is Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome?

What is Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome?

  • Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: A rare syndrome that occurs as complication of septicemia (often due to meningococcal or pneumococcal infection) and involves blood coagulation in blood vessels, adrenal gland hemorrhages and ultimately kidney failure.

Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: Introduction

Types of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome:

Broader types of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome:

How serious is Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome?

Prognosis of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: death within two day without treatment
Complications of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: see complications of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

What causes Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome?

Causes of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: see causes of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

What are the symptoms of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome?

Symptoms of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: see symptoms of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

Complications of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: see complications of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

Onset of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: infants or children, occasionally in adults

Can anyone else get Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome.
Treatments for Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: see treatments for Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

Name and Aliases of Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

Main name of condition: Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome

Other names or spellings for Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome:

Marchand-Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome, adrenal apoplexy, adrenal hemorrhage

Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome:

 

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