Dengue encephalitis-A rare manifestation of dengue fever

Madi, Deepak and *, Basavaprabhu Achappa and *, John T Ramapuram and Chowta, Nityananda and Bengre, Mridula Laxman and * , Soundarya Mahalingam (2014) Dengue encephalitis-A rare manifestation of dengue fever. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 4 (Suppl). S70-S72.

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Abstract

The clinical spectrum of dengue fever ranges from asymptomatic infection syndrome. Dengue is classically considered a non-neurotropic virus. Neurologi ctoal dceonmgpuleic sahtioocnks eanrec enpoht acliotmism, monelnyi nsgeietnis ,i ne ndceenpghuael.o pTahteh yn,e ustrroolkoeg icaanld mGauniilfleasinta-tBioanrsré s seyennd irno mdee.n gDueen gauree encephalitis is a rare disease. We report an interesting case of dengue encephalitis from Southern India. A 49-year-old gentleman presented with fever, altered sensorium and seizures. Dengue NsiSm-p1l eaxn tigen test was reactive. Dengue IgM was also positive. CSF PCR was negative for herpes with alter1e d& s 2e.n sDoerniugmue, eesnpceecpiahlallyi tiins csohuonutlrdi ebse l ickoen sidered in the differential diagnosis of fever India where dengue is rampant.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dengue encephalitis, NS1 antigen, Neurological manifestation
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Paediatrics
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 07:12
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 07:12
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140467

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