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Research Article Volume 3 Issue 1

An Uncommon Presentation of a Common Disease - Dengue Presenting as Hemorrhagic Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitisy

Pranav Ish1, Arjun Bhatnagar2, Neha Tripathi3 and Himanshu Sharma4*

1Assistant Professor, Department of Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep Medicine, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
2Senior Resident, Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
3Consultant IVF Specialist, Indira IVF, Rajnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
4Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, Tahirpur, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Himanshu Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, Tahirpur, New Delhi, India.

Received: October 29, 2021; Published: December 10, 2021


Dengue fever is a major seasonal health care problem in the tropics and the developing countries like India affecting thousands of patients every year. The common presentations include fever, myalgia, arthralgia and sometimes shock and bleeding manifestations. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) complicating dengue infection is rare even in endemic countries such as India. We report a case of dengue fever presenting as ADEM.

Keywords: Dengue; Mosquito; Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)


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Citation: Himanshu Sharma., et al. “An Uncommon Presentation of a Common Disease - Dengue Presenting as Hemorrhagic Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.1 (2022): 25-27.


Copyright: © 2022 Himanshu Sharma., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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