Dengue Encephalitis


  • Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Jalandhar, India


Dengue fever is generally not characterized by neurological manifestations, especially in infants. Here we present an 11 month old male child residing in Jalandhar, Punjab, who presented with status epilepticus and later, on investigation, was found to be Dengue encephalitis. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case from this region.


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