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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
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Accession:DOID:9931 term browser browse the term
Definition:A condition of HEMORRHAGE and NECROSIS of the ADRENAL GLAND. It is characterized by rapidly developing ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY; HYPOTENSION; and widespread cutaneous PURPURA.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Meningococcal Hemorrhagic Adrenalitis;   Meningococcal Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome;   WFS;   Waterhouse Friederichsen syndrome;   fulminant meningococcal sepsis with adrenal apoplexy;   meningococcal hemorrhagic adrenalitides;   purpura fulminans (Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome)
 primary_id: MESH:D014884
 alt_id: RDO:0002331
 xref: GARD:9449;   NCI:C85225
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  disease 15619
    syndrome 5154
      Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome 0
        Fatal Pneumococcal Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome 0
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  disease 15619
    disease of anatomical entity 14948
      nervous system disease 10216
        central nervous system disease 8092
          Central Nervous System Infections 143
            Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections 37
              bacterial meningitis 33
                meningococcal meningitis 9
                  Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome 0
                    Fatal Pneumococcal Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome 0
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