Southeast asian haemorrhagic fever — photos

Symptoms and syndromes in photos

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During the last two decades epidemics of dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) have occurred in SE Asia. All four known types of dengue virus have been isolated in almost all the countries involved and Aedes aegypti has been identified as the main vector.

Distribution map of SE Asian haemorrhagic fever

Distribution map of SE Asian haemorrhagic fever 

Haemorrhagic rash on arms.

Photo 1. Haemorrhagic rash on arms.

Cutaneous haemorrhagic manifestations ranging from petechiae to gross ecchymoses characterise the infection, especially in children. 

Marked ecchymoses in a Chises boy.

Photo 2. Marked ecchymoses in a Chises boy.

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