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Bolivian hemorrhagic fever

Disease definition

Bolivian hemorrhagic fever (BHF), caused by the Machupo virus (MACV), is a severe acute viral hemorrhagic fever characterized by fever, myalgia, and arthralgia followed by hemorrhagic and neurological manifestations.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Machupo hemorrhagic fever
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A96.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0282192
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10005932
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