Fiebre por dengue

La fiebre por dengue, o fiebre del Nilo Occidental, es una enfermedad viral leve transmitida por mosquitos, la cual produce fiebre, erupciones y dolores musculares y articulares. El tratamiento más común es la rehidratación y, por lo general, el paciente se recupera. Una segunda exposición al virus puede resultar en fiebre hemorrágica por dengue, la cual es una condición riesgosa para la vida.Fiebre por dengue

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Last reviewed 1/11/2013 by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang. Previously reviewed by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital (8/23/2011).

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