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Dengue fever with papilledema: a case of dengue-3 virus infection in central nervous system

Tahir, M.; Gupta, E.; Salmani, S.; Padma, M.V.; Singh, M.B.; Dar, L.; Broor, S.; Sharma, S.K.

Journal of Clinical Virology the Official Publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology 37(1): 65-67


ISSN/ISBN: 1386-6532
PMID: 16797229
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcv.2006.05.006
Accession: 012776481

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Background and objectives: Neurological manifestations of dengue fever are rarely reported during acute illness and clinical presentation commonly observed is of acute encephalitis or one of the post-infectious immune mediated manifestations. We describe a case of dengue fever having mild encephalopathy and papilledema at presentation. Case report: Twenty-year-old female presented with fever, headache and vomiting.

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