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A case of fulminant liver failure in dengue haemorrhagic fever

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SCJ Wijeweera ,

Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya, Galle, LK
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K Senevirathna,

Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya, Galle, LK
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MK Ragunathan

Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya, Galle, LK
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Abstract

Currently, another epidemic of Dengue has emerged in Sri Lanka. Variations from the usual clinical pattern have been observed more frequently in this epidemic including very high transaminase levels in patients with Dengue. However only few cases were reported with acute hepatic failure and encephalopathy occurring in Dengue in adults  

DOI: 10.4038/gmj.v14i1.1178

Galle Medical Journal Vol.14(1) 2009 62-63

Keywords: dengue fever 
How to Cite: Wijeweera, S., Senevirathna, K. & Ragunathan, M., (2009). A case of fulminant liver failure in dengue haemorrhagic fever. Galle Medical Journal. 14(1), pp.62–63. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/gmj.v14i1.1178
Published on 08 Oct 2009.
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