Kalaimani Sivamani

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Thrombocytopenia and bleeding manifestations are consistent features of dengue fever. Usually thrombocytopenia resolves and platelet count normalises by day 10 of fever. Persistent thrombocytopenia is not a feature of dengue fever. Proposed mechanisms behind thrombocytopenia are many. Direct platelet destruction by dengue virus, immune-mediated platelet(More)
BACKGROUND Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis (NCPF) is one of the important causes of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in patients in tropical countries. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and laboratory profile of 68 patients with NCPF. MATERIAL AND METHODS NCPF is defined as liver disease with: (1) evidence of portal hypertension; (2) a(More)
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