New neurological complications emerging in dengue fever

A retrospective study conducted over 2 years in a tertiary center in Northern India has taken a closer look at neurological complications that are occurring with increasing frequency in dengue infection.


“Initially, dengue was not considered neurotropic. However, enough evidence has accumulated to call it a neurotropic or neuroinvasive virus.”
-R.D. Kulkarni, MD, professor and head, Department of Microbiology, SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital, Dharwad, Karnataka

Neurological complications related to dengue fever have been reported with increasing frequency over the past few years, leading to significant morbidity and mortality, according to the study authors. Neurological complications occur in...

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