Friderichsen-Waterhouse syndrome

Friderichsen-Waterhouse syndrome
Frid·er·ich·sen-Wa·ter·house syndrome (fridґrik-sən wawґtər-hous) [Carl Friderichsen, Danish pediatrician, 20th century; Rupert Waterhouse, British physician, 1873–1958] Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome.

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