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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 365-366

Acute hypokalemic quadriparesis in dengue fever


Department of Medicine, C.S.M. Medical University and Sahara Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Shyam Chand Chaudhary
Department of Medicine, C.S.M. Medical University and Sahara Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.121013

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Dengue fever is an acute mosquito-borne infection caused by dengue viruses belonging to the family Flaviviridae. It is an important public health problem in tropical and subtropical climates. Acute motor quadriparesis during the course of dengue infection is quite unusual and uncommonly reported. We hereby report two cases of acute motor quadriparesis during the course of dengue infection due to hypokalemia.


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