Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

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Noun1.Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome - syndrome associated with bacterial meningitis; marked by sudden high fever and skin discoloration and petechiae with hemorrhage into the adrenal glands and cardiovascular collapse
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

Wa·ter·house-Frid·er·ich·sen syn·drome

n. Waterhouse-Friderichsen, síndrome de, hemorragia aguda en las glándulas suprarrenales con hemorragia en la piel asociada a un repentino choque bacteriogénico agudo.