hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome

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Medical Definition of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome 

: any of several clinically similar diseases that are caused by hantaviruses (as the Hantaan virus) and are characterized by fever, renal insufficiency, thrombocytopenia, and hemorrhage but not usually by pulmonary complications — compare hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

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