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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE 6 ( June, 2019 ) > List of Articles

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Dengue: Uncommon Neurological Presentations of a Common Tropical Illness

Harpreet Singh, Ashok Pannu

Citation Information : Singh H, Pannu A. Dengue: Uncommon Neurological Presentations of a Common Tropical Illness. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (6):274-275.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23179

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Dengue is a common arthropod-borne flavivirus and commonly manifests as fever, bleeding diathesis, and capillary leak syndrome. Neurological manifestations are uncommon except for encephalopathy. We have recently had the opportunity of observing two patients with rare neurological complications of dengue, transverse myelitis, and Guillain-Barre syndrome. Both the cases had good neurological recovery with steroid and intravenous immunoglobulin, respectively.


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