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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Disease definition

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne zoonotic disease caused by CCHF virus and characterized by initial fever, headache, and malaise followed by gastrointestinal symptoms and, in severe cases, bleeding, shock, and multi-organ system failure.

ORPHA:99827

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • CCHF
    • Congo fever
    • Congo hemorrhagic fever
    • Crimean hemorrhagic fever
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A98.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0019099
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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