Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome

Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome

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Endocrinology

Waterhouse–Friderichsen syndrome (WFS), hemorrhagic adrenalitis or fulminant meningococcemia is defined as adrenal gland failure due to bleeding into the adrenal glands, commonly caused by severe bacterial infection: Typically the pathogen is the meningococcus Neisseria meningitidis.

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