Carrion disease


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Carrion disease: verruga peruana

O·ro·ya fe·ver

a generalized, acute, febrile, endemic, and systemic form of bartonellosis; marked by high fever, rheumatic pains, progressive, severe anemia, and albuminuria.
Synonym(s): Carrión disease
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

O·ro·ya fe·ver

(ō-roy'ă fē'vĕr)
A generalized, acute, febrile, endemic, and systemic form of bartonellosis; marked by high fever, rheumatic pains, progressive, severe anemia, and albuminuria.
Synonym(s): Carrión disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Carrion disease

(kar-e-on')
[Daniel A. Carrion, 1850–1885, a Peruvian student who died after voluntarily injecting himself with a disease]
Bartonellosis.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

Carrión,

Daniel Alcides, Peruvian medical student, 1859-1885, who inoculated himself with a disease later designated as Carrión disease, and died thereof.
Carrión disease - a generalized, acute, febrile, endemic, and systemic form of bartonellosis.

Oroya,

region of Peru where disease was first discovered.
Oroya fever - Synonym(s): Carrión disease
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012