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2022 Sep

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


Acute acalculous cholecystitis in a pediatric dengue hemorrhagic fever patient: A case report, lesson learned from limited resource setting.


Setyawati A N, Tjahjono Dk K, Chionardes M A, Arkhaesi N
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Sep; 81:104437.
PMID: 36147073.


Dengue fever (DF) is endemic in numerous regions of Indonesia with primary clinical features such as high fever as well as pullout of intravascular fluid and albumin leakage, which provokes pleural effusion, hypoproteinemia, and blood hemoconcentration. However, the incidence of abdominal pain as a clinical manifestation of DF, which refers to acalculous cholecystitis, is rare.