Turkish Thoracic Journal
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An Index Case of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Secondary to Chikungunya

An Index Case of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Secondary to Chikungunya

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Department of Internal Medicine, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi

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Department of Pulmonology, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi

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Department of Nephrology, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi

Turk Thorac J 2020; 21: 69-72
DOI: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2019.18005
Read: 244 Downloads: 129 Published: 23 August 2019

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is an alphavirus transmitted by mosquitoes, mostly Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. Starting to become a very common entity in Pakistan, with a wide range of clinical manifestations. Here we report a case of a young male with chikungunya virus who presented with a clinical manifestation of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage which was previous unobserved in patient suffering from this virus illness.

Cite this article as: Ahmed SZ, Ahmed Z, Mukhtar KN, et al. An Index Case of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Secondary to Chikungunya. Turk Thorac J 2020; 21(1): 69-72.

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