Expanded Dengue Syndrome with Pulmonary Manifestations: A Case Report

  • Rizwan Aziz Qazi
  • Hina Siddiqui


Dengue fever is a vector-borne disease that is spread by mosquito called Aedes-egypti. It belongs to Flavivirus family, of which 4 serotypes have been identified. Its incubation period ranges from 7 to 10 days. Currently, dengue fever causes more illness and death than any other arbovirus disease of humans Dengue viruses are distributed world wide in tropical regions. It is currently endemic in 128 countries, mostly developing countries, putting an estimated 3.97 billion people at risk each year. Changing and increasing incidences are associated with rapid urban population growth, overcrowding, and lax mosquito control measures.

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