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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 223-224

Perinatal chikungunya in twins


Department of Pediatrics, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

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Lalitha Krishnan
Department of Pediatrics, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Ganapathychettykulam, Puducherry - 605 014
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.193369

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We report a case of vertically transmitted chikungunya infection in heterozygous twin neonates presenting as seizures, encephalopathy, midfacial hyperpigmentation, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. This could be considered as a rare cause of neonatal seizure and identification would help in appropriate management.






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