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Indian J Gastroenterol. 2006 Mar-Apr;25(2):97-8.

Dengue fever presenting with acute colitis.

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Department Of Gastroenterology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Panjagutta, Hyderabad, India. ramakappa69@yahoo.co.in

Abstract

Gastrointestinal manifestations of dengue fever are mainly in the form of bleeding or liver function abnormalities. Dengue fever presenting as acute colitis-like picture is not reported to date. We report a 50-year-old man with dengue fever presenting with lower gastrointestinal bleeding and colonoscopic features of acute inflammatory colitis.

PMID:
16763344
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