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Kyasanur forest disease

Disease definition

Kyasanura forest disease (KFD), caused by the KFD virus, is an arbovirus characterized by an initial fever, headache and myalgia that can progress to a hemorrhagic disease and that in some cases is followed by a second phase characterized by neurological manifestations.

ORPHA:319254

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Kyasanur hemorrhagic fever
    • Monkey disease
    • Monkey fever
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A98.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0022810
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 8257
  • MedDRA: 10023505

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