Dengue-Chikungunya Co-Infection: A Case Report from 2017-Chikungunya Outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Hasna Fahmima Haque Registrar, Department of Internal Medicine, BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
  • Farhana Afroz Registrar, Department of Internal Medicine, BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
  • Samira Rahat Afroze Registrar, Department of Internal Medicine, BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
  • Muhammad Abdur Rahim Assistant Professor, Department of Nephrology, BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
  • Najeeb Mahiuddin RMO, Department of Internal Medicine, BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Gaffar Amin Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • AKM Musa Professor and Head, Department of Internal Medicine, BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
Keywords: Bangladesh, chikungunya, co-infection, dengue fever, outbreak

Abstract

A case of dengue virus and chikungunya viruse co-infection is reported here. The patient had fever, severe generalized bodyache, arthritis as well as drowsiness. Laboratory investigations showed dengue-chikungunya co-infection. The objective of our report is to emphasize the co-existence of dengue and chikungunya in a clinical case and to aware the clinicians about chikungunya and dengue co-infection.

Birdem Med J 2018; 8(1): 72-74

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2017-12-27
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Haque, H., Afroz, F., Afroze, S., Rahim, M. A., Mahiuddin, N., Amin, M. G., & Musa, A. (2017). Dengue-Chikungunya Co-Infection: A Case Report from 2017-Chikungunya Outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 8(1), 72-74. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v8i1.35044
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Case Reports