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Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

Print version ISSN 1413-8670On-line version ISSN 1678-4391

Abstract

MIRANDA, L.E.C.; MIRANDA, S.J.C.  and  ROLLAND, M.. Case report: spontaneous rupture of the spleen due to dengue fever. Braz J Infect Dis [online]. 2003, vol.7, n.6, pp.423-425. ISSN 1413-8670.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-86702003000600011.

Spontaneous rupture of the spleen has been described in cases of hematologic, neoplasic and infectious diseases, or resulting from pancreatitis. We report a rare case of spontaneous splenic rupture, and favorable evolution after splenectomy, in a patient with dengue fever, which occurred during the last outbreak of dengue fever in Brazil.

Keywords : Spleen; rupture; dengue fever.

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