Acute encephalitis syndrome in denueAuthor(s):
Dr. Sriprasad Mohanty, Santosh Kumar Swain, Ashok Kumar Behera and Aditya Narayan SahooAbstract: Background:
Encephalitis and encephalopathy both has been incriminated as cause of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Dengue. But incriminating either has never been easy.
Objective: To observe the incidence, cause and outcome of AES in Dengue patients.
Methods: Laboratory proved Dengue patients admitted to a Tertiary care hospital were observed for development and consequences of AES.
Results: Out of 2660 admitted Dengue cases 32 developed AES. All had warning signs and comorbid conditions. IgM antibody for Dengue was detected in 2 samples of CSF. Four patients expired and 2 had cognitive impairment at the end of one month.
Conclusion: Neurotropism of Dengue could be established in small proportion of cases. Pages: 27-30 | Views: 18 | Downloads: 9Download Full Article: Click Here
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Dr. Sriprasad Mohanty, Santosh Kumar Swain, Ashok Kumar Behera, Aditya Narayan Sahoo. Acute encephalitis syndrome in denue. Int J Adv Res Med 2019;1(1):27-30.