Post-dengue encephalopathy and Parkinsonism.

@article{Fong2014PostdengueEA,
  title={Post-dengue encephalopathy and Parkinsonism.},
  author={Choong Y I Fong and Chaw Su Hlaing and Chee Giap Tay and Lai Choo Ong},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1092-4}
}
Parkinsonism as a neurologic manifestation of dengue infection is rare with only 1 reported case in an adult patient. We report a case of a 6-year-old child with self-limiting post-dengue encephalopathy and Parkinsonism. This is the first reported pediatric case of post-dengue Parkinsonism and expands the neurologic manifestations associated with dengue infection in children. Clinicians should consider the possibility of post-dengue Parkinsonism in children with a history of pyrexia from… CONTINUE READING