Dengue virus (DENV) is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus) that causes a febrile illness characterized by intense headache (classically retro-orbital), rash, abdominal pain, nausea,...
Travel to or residence in an area known to be endemic for DENV
Febrile phase lasting 3 to 7 days with:
Headache, classically severe retro-orbital pain
Myalgias and arthralgias
Identify any dengue warning signs:
Abdominal pain or tenderness
Lethargy or restlessness
Management is based...
Wear clothing that covers the arms and...
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Verhagen LM, de Groot R. Dengue in children. J In...
A90 Dengue fever [classical dengue]
A91 Dengue hemorrhagic fever
20927009 Dengue hemorrhagic fever
722862003 Dengue without warning signs
722863008 Dengue wi...
Q: What can I do to prevent dengue infection?
A: Wear clothing that protects arms and legs, and use insect repellant.
Q: In what areas of the world do I have to worry about dengue infection?
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