A comparison of the pattern of liver involvement in dengue hemorrhagic fever with classic dengue fever.

@article{Wahid2000ACO,
  title={A comparison of the pattern of liver involvement in dengue hemorrhagic fever with classic dengue fever.},
  author={Siti Fadilah Abdul Wahid and S Sanusi and M M Zawawi and R A Ali},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={259-63}
}
  • Siti Fadilah Abdul Wahid, S Sanusi, +1 author R A Ali
  • Published 2000 in
    The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
The impact of dengue on liver function was studied on fifty serologically confirmed dengue cases admitted to Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM). Twenty-five of these patients had classic dengue fever (DF) and 25 had grade 1 or 2 dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF). There were more (60%) DHF patients with hepatomegaly compared to DF (40%) but the difference was not statistically significant. Analysis of the liver profile showed that liver dysfunction was commoner in DHF compared to DF… CONTINUE READING