Complications of Dengue fever


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About complications: Complications of Dengue fever are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Dengue fever. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Dengue fever and complications of Dengue fever is unclear or arbitrary.

Complications list for Dengue fever: The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Dengue fever includes:

Complications of Dengue fever: Others develop severe bleeding problems. This complication, dengue hemorrhagic fever, is a very serious illness which can lead to shock (very low blood pressure) and is sometimes fatal, especially in children and young adults. 1

On rare occasions, dengue may appear as a severe and potentially fatal disease called dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF).2

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Dengue Fever: NIAID
2. excerpt from Spotlight on: Preventing Dengue and Dengue Hemmorhagic Fever: DVBID

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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