Rahim Ahmed, Yasir Ahmed, Abdul Sattar Shaikh, Samreen Kulsoom Zaidi, Ali Faisal Saleem.
Acute Dengue Myositis in a Child. Case Report and Review of Literature.
Infect Dis J Jan ;22(2):569-70.
Myositis is a rare complication of dengue fever. We are reporting a case of a seven year old boy who presented with generalized body aches and fever, followed by bilateral lower limbs pain, weakness and inability to walk. He had low platelets, high Creatinine Phosphokinase (CPK) levels and positive dengue antigen. He was given supportive management and was discharged in stable condition.
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