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Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Disease definition

Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), caused by Ebola virus, is a severe viral hemorrhagic disease characterized by initial fever and malaise followed by gastrointestinal symptoms, bleeding, shock, and multi-organ system failure.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • EHF
    • Ebola fever
    • Ebola virus disease
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A98.4
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0282687
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2035
  • MedDRA: 10014071

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