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Warning Signs of Impending Shock in Dengue Fever

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Infectious Diseases

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Description:

Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) is the occurrence of circulatory failure and shock in a patient with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. Failure to recognize and properly treat the patients during this phase is associated with significant mortality, while early and aggressive therapy can be life-saving. Certain clinical findings may help identify the patients at risk for the shock syndrome.

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