nephropathia epidemica

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neph·ro·path·i·a ep·i·dem·i·ca

a generally benign form of epidemic hemorrhagic fever reported in Scandinavia.
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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.
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Holthofer, "Cytokines, adhesion molecules, and cellular infiltration in nephropathia epidemica kidneys: an immunohistochemical study," Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology, vol.
Ahola et al., "Increased glomerular permeability in patients with nephropathia epidemica caused by Puumala hantavirus," Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol.
Ibuprofen or diclofenac is associated with more severe acute kidney injury in nephropathia epidemica. Scand J Urol Nephrol.
* Describe clinical characteristics of acute nephropathia epidemica associated with Puumala virus hantavirus infection, based on a cross-sectional prospective survey.
Four fatal cases of nephropathia epidemica. Scand J Infect Dis.
Clinical aspects of nephropathia epidemica (Puumala virus infection) in Europe: a review.
Evaluation of Puumala virus IgG and IgM enzyme immunoassays based on recombinant baculovirus-expressed nucleocapsid protein for early nephropathia epidemica diagnosis.
Puumala virus typically induces a mild variant of HFRS (nephropathia epidemica) accompanied by high fever, headache, backache, and abdominal pain.