International Journal of Psychology Sciences

International Journal of Psychology Sciences

Online ISSN: 2664-8385
Print ISSN: 2664-8377

International Journal of Psychology Sciences
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International Journal of Psychology Sciences
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1
Self-harm as a rare sequelae in a case of post dengue encephalitis: A rare case report

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella, Dr. Pravallika Madhavapuri, Dr. PCB Gupta

Dengue is the most common human arbovirus infection. The psychiatric symptoms may accompany the acute phase of dengue or can be a late manifestation. Encephalopathy is an atypical manifestation of dengue disease and may present with depressed sensitivity, seizures, nuchal rigidity, pyramidal signs, headache, papilledema, myoclonus, and behavioral disorders. Post - infectious sequelae are mainly memory disturbance, dementia, mania, Reye’s syndrome, and meningo‑encephalitis. In this report we present a case where self-harm is reported as a rare sequelae in Post dengue encephalitis but not part of organic psychosis.
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