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Acute Supraventricular Tachycardia Due to Dengue Infection: A Case Report

Ankush Balasaheb Kolhe

Keywords : Amiodarone, Atrial fibrillation, Dengue hemorrhagic fever, Supraventricular tachycardia

Citation Information : Kolhe AB. Acute Supraventricular Tachycardia Due to Dengue Infection: A Case Report. 2023; 6 (2):39-42.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-03177

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-04-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Introduction: Electrocardiographic abnormalities were seen in dengue hemorrhagic fever in approximately 30–75% of cases. They are mostly sinus bradycardia and conduction defects. The most common cardiac arrhythmia in practice is supraventricular tachycardia atrial fibrillation (AF). It is mostly seen in structural heart disease. Supraventricular arrhythmia is very rare in dengue fever. Methods: We present a case of supraventricular tachycardia AF caused by dengue hemorrhagic fever. Results: Patients with dengue fever need very close electrocardiographic monitoring. All the laboratory results were found to be normal. Conclusion: Dengue prevalence is high in India. Physicians should be aware.

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