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ID DOID:13521
Name tetanus neonatorum
Definition A tetanus that occurs in newborn babies when the birth cord stump gets dirty through cutting it with an unclean blade or applying substances containing bacteria to it. The infection has symptom stiff body, has symptom muscle spasms, has symptom difficulty in breathing, and has symptom exhaustion.
http://www.doh.gov.za/programmes/polio/nnt.pdf
Xrefs

ICD10CM:A33

ICD9CM:771.3

NCI:C116814

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:43424001

UMLS_CUI:C0343312

Subsets

gram-positive_bacterial_infectious_disease

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Synonyms

neonatal tetanus [EXACT]

Tetanus neonatorum [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a tetanus

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