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Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

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GONZALEZ, Silvia Adriana et al. Neurodengue. Uncommon presentation of the disease. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2019, vol.52, n.3, pp.97-100. ISSN 1816-8949.

Dengue is an arbovirus infection, with a low incidence of association with neurological symptoms. Presentations include encephalopathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), acute motor weakness, seizures, among others. In 2018, in Paraguay, a total of 33,258 cases consistent with dengue were registered, but there are no statistical data on involvement neurological. For what, we consider to recognize this affectation, as a marker of severity of the disease. It is related to high mortality rate and / or sequelae. Then, three male cases with this condition, of which, they received Immunoglulin with total recovery in two of the three cases. It is very important to establish the treatment in a timely manner.

Keywords : dengue; meningoencephalitis; encephalomyeloneuritis..

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