DENGUE

(Dengue is derived from a Spanish word meaning dandy, so named because patient affected with dengue have such a peculiar walk) DEFINITION Acute viral infection transmitted by aedes Aegypti mosquito, characterized by saddle back high fever, intense, headache, bodyache, rash, generalized lymphadenopathy and hemorrhages.   CLINICAL FEATURES Dengue (break bone) fever Symptoms: Onset: Abrupt. Fever: […]