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DOID DOID:14068
Name blackwater fever
Definition A malaria that presents as a rare febrile complication of repeated malarial attacks characterized by intravascular haemolysis, haemoglobinuria and kidney failure, resulting from destruction of red blood cells caused by heavy parasitization with Plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium vivax.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwater_fever, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=blackwater%20fever
Synonyms

Black water fever (disorder) [EXACT]

Blackwater fever [EXACT]

Hemoglobinuric, malaria [EXACT]

Malarial Hemoglobinuria [EXACT]

Xrefs

ICD9CM:084.8

MESH:D001742

NCI:C34426

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:56625005

UMLS_CUI:C0005681

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is_a malaria

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