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Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.417
Unique ID
D006482
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006482
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; if renal involvement, disease is probably HEMORRHAGIC FEVER WITH RENAL SYNDROME
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WC 534
Previous Indexing
specific hemorrhagic fever (1977)
Public MeSH Note
78; was EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER 1963-76; several specifics became headings & x-refs as of 1977
Online Note
use HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS, VIRAL to search EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER 1966-76; search specifics 1977
History Note
78; was EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER 1963-76; several specifics became headings & x-refs as of 1977
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/13
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral Preferred
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