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Fulminant hepatic failure in an infant with severe dengue infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20140763     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fulminant hepatic failure due to dengue infection is rare, although mild liver dysfunction is common. Here we report a fatal case of fulminant hepatitis in an infant infected with dengue 3 serotype. Attention must be given to the use of hepatotoxic drugs in some cases of dengue especially in infants.
Authors:
R Soundravally; P Narayanan; B Vishnu Bhat; Jayanthi Soundraragavan; Sajita Setia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-02-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-25     Completed Date:  2010-08-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biochemistry, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate and Medical Research, Pondicherry, South India. soundy27@yahoo.co.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Dengue / complications*
Humans
Infant
Liver Failure, Acute / etiology*
Male
Shock, Septic / complications

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