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Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2016, 1(1), 6; doi:10.3390/tropicalmed1010006

Severe Dengue Fever with Haemolytic Anaemia—A Case Study

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Department of Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka 75150, Malaysia
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Consultant oncohematologist, 633 Gov. Carlos Canaco Rd., B5, Tamung, Guam 96913, USA
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Melaka General Hospital, Melaka 75150, Malaysia
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Academic Editor: John Frean
Received: 30 June 2016 / Revised: 16 August 2016 / Accepted: 8 September 2016 / Published: 8 October 2016
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Abstract

Dengue fever, the most common arthropod-borne viral infection in South East Asia, is increasing in prevalence due partially to increased awareness and better diagnostic methods. While haematologic complications, such as cytopeniae and bleeding, may occur in severe dengue infection due to a variety of aetiologies, reports of haemolytic anaemia in dengue fever are scant. We report a case of severe dengue fever with haemolytic anaemia following the critical phase of infection. View Full-Text
Keywords: severe dengue fever; haemolytic anaemia severe dengue fever; haemolytic anaemia
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Aye, M.; Cabot, J.; William, L.W.K. Severe Dengue Fever with Haemolytic Anaemia—A Case Study. Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2016, 1, 6.

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