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Fiebre del dengue - Symptom

Nombres alternativos

Fiebre de O´nyon-nyong; Fiebre quebrantahuesos; Enfermedad similar al dengue

Síntomas:

La fiebre del dengue se inicia con una fiebre alta y repentina, a menudo de 40 a 40.5° C (104 a 105° Fahrenheit).

De 2 a 5 días después de que la fiebre comienza, puede aparecer una erupción plana y roja sobre casi todo el cuerpo. Posteriormente en la enfermedad, se presenta una segunda erupción parecida al sarampión. Las personas infectadas pueden experimentar una mayor sensibilidad en la piel y sentir mucha molestia.

Otros síntomas abarcan

Pruebas y exámenes:

Los exámenes que se pueden hacer para diagnosticar esta afección abarcan:

  • Reviewed last on: 8/28/2009
  • 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. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Naides SJ. Arthropod-borne viruses causing fever and rash syndromes. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 405.

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