International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part K (2016)
Clinical profile of dengue fever in tertiary care hospital, Jamnagar Gujarat
Dr. Arun Makwana, Dr. Shraddha Shrivastava, Dr. Manish N Mehta, Dr. SS Chatterjee
The study is aimed to compare the clinical profile of all patients diagnosed with dengue viral infection at tertiary care hospital during the peak months of epidemic. This Cross-sectional study included 250 patients infected with dengue virus, having age more than 12 years. Laboratory and haematological data were included. Peak incidence occurred in months of September, October, November and December. In the study majority of patients were male. Common clinical symptoms were fever, bodyache, nausea & vomiting, joint pain, retro-orbital pain and rash. Common haematological abnormalities were thrombocytopenia and leukopenia. Complications were haemorrhagic manifestations, dengue shock syndrome, ARDS, hepatic dysfunction. Death was reported in four cases.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Arun Makwana, Dr. Shraddha Shrivastava, Dr. Manish N Mehta, Dr. SS Chatterjee. Clinical profile of dengue fever in tertiary care hospital, Jamnagar Gujarat. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(3): 636-638.