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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever with Pulmonary Complication in a Foreigner: A Case Report with a Brief Review of the Literature

Amarjeet Kumar, Kunal Singh, Nishant Sahay, Soumya Singh, Swapnil Tiwari

Keywords : Dengue, Hemorrhagic shock, Pulmonary edema

Citation Information : Kumar A, Singh K, Sahay N, Singh S, Tiwari S. Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever with Pulmonary Complication in a Foreigner: A Case Report with a Brief Review of the Literature. Res Inno Anesth 2023; 8 (1):23-25.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-2022

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 22-05-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Dengue fever (DF) is a prevalent arboviral illness in developing nations. Pulmonary manifestation in dengue is mainly due to involvement of the upper airway; however, in severe forms, the lower respiratory tract may involve resulting in diffuse alveolar hemorrhage.1 Here, we present a case report of a young female who presented in the stage of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF). The high-resolution computed tomographic (HRCT) study revealed bilateral and symmetrical ground glass opacities (GGO) involving perihilar regions and upper lobes of the lungs. The lung findings add to the complications of DHF.

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