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Descriptor English:   Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fiebres Hemorrágicas Virales 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Febres Hemorrágicas Virais 
Synonyms English:   Fever, Viral Hemorrhagic
Fevers, Viral Hemorrhagic
Hemorrhagic Fever, Viral
Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers  
Tree Number:   C01.925.782.417
Definition English:   A group of viral diseases of diverse etiology but having many similar clinical characteristics; increased capillary permeability, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia are common to all. Hemorrhagic fevers are characterized by sudden onset, fever, headache, generalized myalgia, backache, conjunctivitis, and severe prostration, followed by various hemorrhagic symptoms. Hemorrhagic fever with kidney involvement is HEMORRHAGIC FEVER WITH RENAL SYNDROME. 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; if renal involvement, dis is probably HEMORRHAGIC FEVER WITH RENAL SYNDROME
History Note English:   78; was EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER 1963-76; several specifics became headings & x-refs as of 1977 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   6635 
Unique Identifier:   D006482 

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