A Case of Chikungunya Virus Induced Arthralgia Responsive to Colchicine

@inproceedings{Redel2016ACO,
  title={A Case of Chikungunya Virus Induced Arthralgia Responsive to Colchicine},
  author={Henry Redel},
  booktitle={Open forum infectious diseases},
  year={2016}
}
Chikungunya virus is an emerging infectious disease that has started circulating throughout the Americas and Caribbean. It can lead to persistent arthralgia lasting months to years. Treatment has been symptomatic with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. This case report describes a trial of colchicine for chikungunya arthralgia in 1 patient.