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Stroke and Visual Loss in a Young Girl with Dengue Fever – Report of a Case and a Mini Review

  • 1Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
  • 2Department of Neurology, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Kolkata, India
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Corresponding Author

Ambar Chakravarty, saschakra@yahoo.com

Received Date: September 24, 2022

Accepted Date: November 22, 2022

Abstract

The case of a young girl with Dengue fever presenting with seizures and bilateral visual loss is presented. At the time of presentation, she had right hemiplegia and dysarthria but was not dysphasic. Fundoscopy revealed presence of macular and disc oedema in the right eye and vitreous haemorrhage in the left eye. Dengue IgM antibody was positive. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a large intracerebral spontaneous haemorrhage. She had partial recovery of her hemiplegia and speech as well as of her vision on conservative treatment. The relevant literature relating to ocular involvement and strokes in association with Dengue fever has been reviewed.

Keywords

Dengue fever, Expanded Dengue Syndrome, Dengue ocular involvements, Strokes in Dengue fever

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