Allison Nguyen

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Dengue (Dengue Fever, Breakbone Fever)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Dengue is a disease caused by a virus of the Flavivirus genus and is transmitted by an arthropod. The prevalence is increasing worldwide. Characteristic findings on physical examination Classically, patients will complain of sudden onset of fever lasting 2-5 days, severe headache, intense myalgia, arthralgia, and retro-orbital pain. Careful…

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