TITLE

Pulmonary hemorrhage syndrome associated with dengue fever, High-resolution computed tomography findings: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Marchiori, Edson; Ferreira, José Luiz N.; Bittencourt, Carolina N.; de Araújo Neto, César A.; Zanetti, Gláucia; Mano, Cláudia M.; Santos, Alair A. S. D.; Vianna, Alberto D.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases;2009, Vol. 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is an acute infectious disease caused by dengue virus. We described the high-resolution CT findings in a 70-year-old male with the disease, which was diagnosed by clinical examination and confirmed by serological methods. High-resolution CT demonstrated bilateral areas of consolidation with air bronchogram and ground glass opacities, as well as small bilateral pleural effusions. Dengue hemorrhagic fever should be considered in the differential diagnosis of diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage.
ACCESSION #
42094982

 

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