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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Yellow fever

Yellow fever is an acute infectious disease caused by arbovirus. It is transmitted by mosquitoes, characterized by hemorrhagic syndrome, lesion of the cardiovascular system, liver and kidneys. Distributed in tropical countries of Latin America and Africa. Depending on the type of vector, urban (Aedes aegypty mosquitoes) and rural or jungle (mosquitoes of the genus Haemagogus) are distinguished. In the most severe cases of the disease, it can lead to the death of the patient. Symptoms Headaches, back pain, limbs, nausea and vomiting. Increase in temperature to 39-40 ° С. Gastrointestinal bleeding. Chills. The liver is enlarged. Jaundice. Collapse. Causes Yellow fever causes...