Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome

Known as: Waterhouse-Friederichsen Syndrome, adrenal hemorrhage syndrome, Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome [Disease/Finding] 
A serious disorder characterized by massive adrenal gland hemorrhage secondary to a bacterial infection, most often Neisseria meningitidis infection… (More)
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2011
2011
Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome is one of the fatal complications of meningococcal infection. Here we report a fatal case of… (More)
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2009
2009
Overwhelming postsplenectomy infection (OPSI) is a low-incidence entity with a high mortality rate despite aggressive therapy… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Staphylococcus aureus has increasingly been recognized as a cause of severe invasive illness. We describe three children who died… (More)
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2004
2004
Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome--massive adrenal haemorrhage in the setting of overwhelming clinical sepsis--is usually taken at… (More)
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2003
2003
A fatal case of Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome resulting from infection in a previously healthy 74-year-old woman is reported… (More)
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2002
2002
Bilateral adrenal hemorrhage, classically associated with Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome (WFS) of meningococceal sepsis, is a… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
There have only been six deaths reported in the English literature due to disseminated intravascular coagulation and Waterhouse… (More)
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2001
2001
We report a case of Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome associated with group A streptococcus (GAS) toxic shock syndrome in a… (More)
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1995
1995
We herein report a case of fulminant lethal Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome in an elderly female patient seven years after… (More)
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1986
1986
An otherwise healthy 36-year-old man had abdominal pain, vomiting, sepsis, and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC… (More)
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