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Dengue fever

Disease definition

Dengue fever (DF), caused by dengue virus, is an arboviral disease characterized by an initial non-specific febrile illness that can sometimes progress to more severe forms manifesting capillary leakage and hemorrhage (dengue hemorrhagic fever, or DHF) and shock (dengue shock syndrome, or DSS).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • DF
    • Dengue virus infection
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A97.0  A97.1  A97.2  A97.9
  • OMIM: 614371
  • UMLS: C0011311  C0019100  C0376300
  • MeSH: D003715
  • GARD: 6254
  • MedDRA: 10012310

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