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Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.223.500.750.500
C01.150.252.400.625.549.449.800
C01.207.180.500.750.500
C10.228.228.180.500.750.500
C10.228.614.280.505.904
C15.378.100.802.843
C15.378.463.950
C19.053.500.740
C23.550.414.950.843
C23.888.885.687.843
Unique ID
D014884
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014884
Annotation
do not coordinate with NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS unless particularly discussed; if caused by another organism, coordinate IM with precoordinated organism/infection term (IM)
Scope Note
A condition of HEMORRHAGE and NECROSIS of the ADRENAL GLAND. It is characterized by rapidly developing ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY; HYPOTENSION; and widespread cutaneous PURPURA.
Entry Term(s)
Fulminant Meningococcal Sepsis with Adrenal Apoplexy
Meningococcal Hemorrhagic Adrenalitis
Meningococcal Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome
Purpura Fulminans (Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome)
Waterhouse-Friederichsen Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WC 245
Public MeSH Note
1991, 1963-1983; see MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTIONS 1984-1990, see WATERHOUSE-FRIDERICHSEN SYNDROME 1963-1983
History Note
1991, 1963-1983; use MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTIONS 1984-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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