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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1207-1209
Non-hemorrhagic dengue fever with rhabdomyolysis


Department of Nephrology, Medwin Hospital, Nampally, Hyderabad, AP, India

Correspondence Address:
Ratan Jha
Department of Nephrology, Medwin Hospital, Chirag Ali lane, Nampally, Hyderabad, AP 500001
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.121296

PMID: 24231486

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Acute kidney injury occurs in 33-50% of patients with rhabdomyolysis and infections remain one of the major contributing factors. The incidence of rhabdomyolysis in non-hemorrhagic dengue virus infection is quite low and may go unnoticed, especially if the presentation is not florid. We report a case of a young male patient, sero-positive for dengue, with no hemorrhagic manifestations or hypotension, who developed rhabdomyolysis complicated by renal failure. The patient eventually needed dialysis support and later recovered fully. Clinicians need to be aware of the occurrence of rhabdomyolysis even in patients without the hemorrhagic manifestations of dengue viral infection and should employ early preventive strategies in such cases.


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