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Dengue haemorrhagic fever complicated by eclampsia in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17909667     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 28-year-old primigravida presented at 36 weeks of gestation with a one-week history of fever with myalgia. Diagnosis of dengue fever was made based on viral polymerase chain reaction. She progressed to dengue shock syndrome by day nine and subsequently recovered. She delivered a healthy male baby by the vaginal route, but within 24 hours of delivery, had an eclamptic seizure, which was controlled with intravenous magnesium sulphate. Mother and the baby were well at discharge and on the follow-up visit at three months.
S Tagore; C F Yim; K Kwek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-02     Completed Date:  2007-11-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e281-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899.
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MeSH Terms
Dengue / complications*
Eclampsia / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Platelet Transfusion
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / virology*
Pregnancy Outcome
Uterine Hemorrhage / etiology,  therapy*

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