any of several arbovirus infections, as dengue, characterized by fever, chills, and malaise followed by hemorrhages of capillaries, sometimes leading to kidney failure and death.
hemorrhagic fever n.
A syndrome that occurs in perhaps 20 percent to 40 percent of infections by certain arboviruses and is marked by high fever, scattered petechiae, bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract and other organs, hypotension, and shock.
Any of a group of viral infections, including dengue, Ebola virus infection and yellow fever, that occur primarily in tropical climates, are usually transmitted to humans by arthropods or rodents, and are characterized by high fever, internal bleeding, hypotension, and eventual shock.
- Hemorrhagic infarct
hemorrhagic infarct n. An infarct that is red because of the infiltration of blood from collateral vessels into the necrotic area. Also called red infarct.
noun, Pathology. 1. . noun, Pathology. 1. a severe form of measles characterized by dark, hemorrhagic eruptions. plural noun 1. (often functioning as sing) a severe form of measles characterized by dark eruptions caused by bleeding under the skin hemorrhagic measles n. See black measles. black measles n. A severe form of measles characterized by […]
- Hemorrhagic plague
hemorrhagic plague n. The hemorrhagic form of bubonic plague.
- Hemorrhagic rickets
hemorrhagic rickets n. Bone changes occurring in infantile scurvy, characterized by subperiosteal hemorrhage and deficient osteoid tissue formation.