Spontaneous splenic rupture due to dengue fever: report of two cases

Maria Roberta Meneguetti Seravali, Antônio Henrique Gomes dos Santos, Carlos Eduardo Fávero Costa, Diego Teixeira Alves Rangel, Leonardo Fernandes Valentim, Raphael Moreira Gonçalves
2008 Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases  
Dengue is a febrile illness caused by Flavivírus and mainly transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypiti which have been a serious epidemic in Rio de Janeiro. In most of cases it was a self limited disease. We report two cases of a serious and rare complication of this viral infection.
doi:10.1590/s1413-86702008000600019 pmid:19287846 fatcat:t4lw6muo6fgdvcl77sivngzzni