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Diagnosis and treatment of viral encephalitis
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    Enchephalitis due to dengue infections

    Dear Editor

    Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the tropical and subtropical countries. Although, the dengue virus when compared to other arboviruses do not cause significant central nervous system involvement it can be an important cause of encephalitis and Encephalopathy when taking in to account the large epidemics that occur due to the virus.

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