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Revista del Nacional (Itauguá)

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REAL, Raúl et al. Systemic manifestations of dengue. Rev. Nac. (Itauguá) [online]. 2013, vol.5, n.2, pp.8-16. ISSN 2072-8174.

ABSTRACT Introduction: dengue is an infection that could affect multiple organs. Objective: to determine the multisystem involvement of dengue. Methodology: observational, descriptive, prospective study conducted in adult subjects with severe and warning signs of dengue admitted to the National Hospital between December 2012 and May 2013. Infection should be confirmed with NS1 antigen and / or IgM serology (+). Results: we found 10.1% of hepatitis, 85.6% of transaminitis the relation CPKmb / total CPK 5% in 48%, electrocardiographic alterations in 22.5%, elevated proteinuria in 70.4% and nephrotic proteinuria in 9.3%. Conclusions: multisystemic involvement is frecuent, usually asymptomatic and generally self-limited although more studies are needed to evaluate the long-term outcome in these cases.

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