Clinicopathologic Manifestations and Outcome of Dengue Fever and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever

During the peak period of outbreak from July through October, duting the year 2000 through 2002, a total of 390 cases of either dengue fever (DF) 01′ dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) were collected from medicine outpatient department (MOPD) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Shahbag, Dhaka to study their clinicopathologic manifestations and management outcome. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire. Almost all ofthe patients presented with fever (100 % ), headache (98.2%), bodyache (97.7%), anorexia (100%) and nausea (100%) and the vast majority had skin rash (78.5 %), backache (78.2 %) and retro-orbital pain (79.7%).


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