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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 581-582

Acute glomerulonephritis in dengue hemorrhagic fever: A rare case report

Department of Paediatrics, Verdhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India

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M. D. Paediatrics, A-21, Mount Everest Apt., Plot-17, Sector-9, Dwarka, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.133749

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An 11-year-old male child presented with fever, bodyache, swelling over the whole body, and oliguria. He had hypertension. Urine microscopy showed hematuria and glomerular casts. Renal functions were deranged and had low complement C3 level. Chest X-ray showed plural effusion and ultrasonography abdomen showed mild ascitis. The immunoglobulin (Ig)M and IgG enzyme-linked immunosorbent essay for dengue virus were positive. Diagnosis of dengue hemorrhagic fever with acute glomerulonephritis was made. He was managed with maintenance fluid, antihypertensive medicine and supportive care. He recovered gradually and was discharged 12 days after admission.

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