WILLIAM E. SWIFT JR.
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The early acute phase of epidemic hemorrhagic fever has been discussed in earlier papers. Our experience with this disease has been limited almost completely to the later phase, following the drop of the temperature to normal. I plan to discuss briefly certain aspects of this later, or renal phase of hemorrhagic fever.
The majority of almost 300 patients seen at this hospital can be classed as moderately severe. In these individuals, at about six days after onset of illness, the temperature is normal, abdominal and low back pain are still present, and there is frequently hiccoughing and vomiting. There is
SWIFT WE. CLINICAL ASPECTS OF THE RENAL PHASE OF EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER1. Ann Intern Med. ;38:102–105. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-1-102
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(1):102-105.
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