Capillary leak syndrome in severe dengue

Author: 
Tapan Biswas

In severe dengue, huge number of platelet are destructed and released enormous amount of cytokines which act on endovascular system and activate the complement system. The resulted effect is increased vascular permeability and lead to capillary leak syndrome. Material and Method: 30 dengue patient whose platelet was below one lakh were taken in this study.Regular monitoring of platelet and daily USG screening were the tool of this study.Results:Out of 30 patient 25 patient had sign of capillary leak .Conclusion :Capillary leak syndrome seen in severe dengue and inversely related to platelet count.

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