Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 223--224

Perinatal chikungunya in twins


Vikneswari Karthiga, Peter Prasanth Kumar Kommu, Lalitha Krishnan 
 Department of Pediatrics, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Lalitha Krishnan
Department of Pediatrics, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Ganapathychettykulam, Puducherry - 605 014
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Karthiga V, Kommu PP, Krishnan L. Perinatal chikungunya in twins.J Pediatr Neurosci 2016;11:223-224


How to cite this URL:
Karthiga V, Kommu PP, Krishnan L. Perinatal chikungunya in twins. J Pediatr Neurosci [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 May 13 ];11:223-224
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