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a generally benign form of epidemic hemorrhagic fever reported in Scandinavia.
nephropathia epidemica(nĕf″rō-păth′ē-ă ĕp″ĭ-dĕm′ĭ-kă, -dēm′) [NL, “epidemic nephropathy”],
A mosquito-borne viral infection found almost exclusively in northern European nations (e.g., Finland and Sweden). Its principal symptoms are fever, abdominal pain, and renal failure.