Dengue Fever as A Cause of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)

Authors

  • RN Chowdhury Dept. of Neurology, DMC
  • MR Siddiqui Dept. of Medicine, DMC
  • MS Mahbub Dept. of Medicine, DMC
  • OSI Hasan Dept. of Paediatric, Dhaka Community Medical College
  • A Talukder Dept. of Paediatric, Dhaka Community Medical College
  • S Nabi Dept. of Radiology, DMC
  • T Miah Dept. of Medicine, DMC

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i2.8428

Keywords:

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, Dengue fever, Neurological complication.

Abstract

Dengue fever is very common in Bangladesh. Every year a large number of urban populations suffer from this viral infection. Various presentations of dengue fever have been documented. Neurological complications in dengue fever are relatively uncommon. Among these, Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) has been observed in very few cases. Here we present a case of 13 year old girl suffering from ADEM following dengue fever.

Keyword: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, Dengue fever, Neurological complication.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i2.8428

JOM 2011; 12(2): 185-187

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Chowdhury, R., Siddiqui, M., Mahbub, M., Hasan, O., Talukder, A., Nabi, S., & Miah, T. (2011). Dengue Fever as A Cause of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM). Journal of Medicine, 12(2), 185–187. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i2.8428

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