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Dengue haemorrhagic fever in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: a study of 56 confirmed cases.
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PMID:  7886768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We studied 56 cases of serologically confirmed dengue haemorrhagic fever living in the metropolitan area of Niterói and surrounding cities in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The most frequent findings were fever and myalgia. Spontaneous haemorrhagic manifestations occurred in 46 patients, and 23 of these had more than one kind of bleeding; petechiae and bleeding gums were the most frequent association. The distribution according to the World Health Organization's criteria of severity was 6 in grade I, 23 in grade II, 24 in grade III and 3 in grade IV.
S M Zagne; V G Alves; R M Nogueira; M P Miagostovich; E Lampe; W Tavares
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0035-9203     ISO Abbreviation:  Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:    1994 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-13     Completed Date:  1995-04-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506129     Medline TA:  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  677-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departamento de Medicina Clinica, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal Fluminense, RF, Brasil.
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MeSH Terms
Brazil / epidemiology
Dengue / complications*,  epidemiology
Disease Outbreaks
Fever / virology
Hemorrhage / virology
Middle Aged
Muscular Diseases / virology
Prospective Studies

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