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