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Alveolar Hemorrhage: A Rare Complication in Dengue

G Madhu, AK Ajith Kumar, Narayana Swamy Moola

Keywords : Dengue, Dengue pneumonitis, Hemorrhage, Severe dengue infection

Citation Information : Madhu G, Ajith Kumar A, Moola NS. Alveolar Hemorrhage: A Rare Complication in Dengue. 2022; 1 (3):156-157.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10089-0045

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-05-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Dengue is a major public health problem in India. This is the most common arthropod-borne viral infection caused by Flavivirus. According to the World Health Organization, 2009, dengue is classified as dengue with or without warning sign and severe dengue. Severe dengue infection can present with severe plasma leakage, severe bleeding, or severe organ dysfunction; if left untreated, death is inevitable. Alveolar hemorrhage is one of the rare but severe hemorrhagic manifestations, rarely reported in dengue which is only limited to few case reports. Here we are reporting as case of severe dengue presenting as diffuse alveolar hemorrhage.

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