Hepatic Dysfunction in Children with Dengue Shock Syndrome

@inproceedings{Petdachai2006HepaticDI,
  title={Hepatic Dysfunction in Children with Dengue Shock Syndrome},
  author={Witaya Petdachai},
  year={2006}
}
A study was conducted in Thailand during 2002–2005 in children with dengue shock syndrome (DSS) for associated hepatic dysfunction and its consequences. Among 38 children with DSS, 13 (34.2%) had hepatic dysfunction with a mean alanine aminotransferase level of 1466.9 U/litre compared to 83.1 U/ litre in those without it. Hepatic dysfunction occurred in 25.8% of children with dengue haemorrhagic fever grade 3, and 71.4% with grade 4 (P=0.034). There was spontaneous bleeding in 76.9% of children… CONTINUE READING

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