Waterhouse-Frederikson syndrome

Waterhouse-Frederikson syndrome

[′wȯd·ər‚hau̇s ′fred·rik·sən ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
The association of bacteremia, particularly acute meningococcemia, massive skin hemorrhage, shock, and acute adrenal hemorrhage and insufficiency.
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