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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
Unusual manifestation of dengue fever
  1. Shyam Chand Chaudhary1,
  2. D Mohanty2,
  3. S K Sonkar1,
  4. Durgesh Kumar Gupta1,
  5. Abhinav Gupta1
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India
  2. 2Department of Medicine, Sahara Hospital, Lucknow,India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Shyam Chand Chaudhary, drshyamchandchaudhary{at}rediffmail.com

Summary

Dengue fever is an important public health problem in India and has various serious manifestations, which if not identified and treated at appropriate time can lead to dire consequences. Quadriparesis during the course of dengue infection is quite unusual and rarely reported. The authors hereby report a case of acute motor quadriparesis due to Guillain–Barre syndrome during the course of dengue infection, who showed gradual response to conservative treatment.

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