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Dengue Fever Mimicking as Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: An Unsolved Diagnostic Dilemma

Yuvraj Singh Cheema, Amanjot Kaur, Ankit Chhabra, Baldeep Kaur, Raveena Bedi

Keywords : Dengue, Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Vasculitis

Citation Information : Cheema YS, Kaur A, Chhabra A, Kaur B, Bedi R. Dengue Fever Mimicking as Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: An Unsolved Diagnostic Dilemma. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2022; 56 (4):189-191.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1578

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Hemorrhagic manifestations are well documented with dengue fever (DF) but thrombotic/thromboembolic events complicating acute dengue illness are only scarcely reported in the literature. Here we present a case of a DF complicated by multiple brain infarcts along with pulmonary hemorrhage. The simultaneous occurrence of hemorrhagic and embolic phenomena in presence of thrombocytopenia provoked us to rule out the differential diagnosis of an underlying vasculitic disorder which would then have altogether diverse management.

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