Dengue-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Japanese Traveler: A Case Report

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Abstract

Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) can develop as a complication of dengue in rare cases, but its relationship with dengue is not well known. We report a case of dengue-associated HPS with liver involvement and coagulopathy. The patient, a Japanese female traveler who had recently returned from Thailand, had severe complications of dengue infection, but she recovered fully with symptomatic treatment.

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