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Weil's syndrome (disease)[vīlz]
severe leptospirosis with fever, jaundice, myalgia, and occasionally with nephritis and meningitis. The symptoms last from 10 days to 2 weeks and recovery is usually uneventful. Called also leptospiral jaundice.
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