dengue fever

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Synonyms for dengue fever

an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

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Dengue haemorrhagic fever outbreak in October-November 1996 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
4-8 It has been postulated that certain co morbid conditions like diabetes mellitus, hypertension and chronic renal failure predispose patients more to develop dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Classifying dengue: a review of the difficulties in using the WHO case classification for dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Dengue Haemorrhagic fever, a public health problem and a field for research.
Clinical profile of dengue haemorrhagic fever in adults during 1996--outbreak in Delhi, India.
Dengue viruses cause dengue fever with mild transient symptoms, sometimes progressing to dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) or dengue shock syndrome (DSS).
Failure of secondary infection with American genotype dengue 2 to cause dengue haemorrhagic fever.
They are found virtually throughout the tropics and cause an estimated 50-100 million illnesses annually including 250,000-500,000 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever, a severe manifestation of dengue and 24,000 deaths.
Dengue haemorrhagic fever with special emphasis on immunopathogenesis.
He said that the dengue fever usually continues for two to seven days, adding, in moderate dengue haemorrhagic fever cases, all signs and symptoms abate after the fever subsides.
Objective: To note ultrasonographic findings used for diagnosing plasma leakage in dengue haemorrhagic fever patients.
The disease manifestations range from a flu like illness as dengue fever (DF) to a severe and at times fatal disease characterized by haemorrhages and/or shock, known as dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF)/dengue shock syndrome (DSS).
5 billion people around the world are at risk of contracting dengue infection and among the infected people 250,000 patients may progress to severe form of diseases namely, dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF)/ dengue shock syndrome (DSS) annually (2).
The more severe form of the disease -- dengue haemorrhagic fever -- can additionally cause severe bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure -- which causes the patient to go into shock -- and even death.
He said dengue haemorrhagic fever was a potentially deadly complication that was characterized by high fever, haemorrhagic phenomena.