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Double trouble - Catastrophic antiphospholipid antibody syndrome with dengue fever

1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Yashoda Hospital, Kaushambi, UP, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Aanch Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
3 Chairman, Metro Centre for Respiratory Diseases, Metro Hospital, Noida, UP, India

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Arjun Khanna,
Yashoda Superspeciality Hospital, Kaushambi, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/mjdrdypu.mjdrdypu_408_20

The clinical spectrum of dengue fever is ever increasing as we encounter more cases of this disease regularly for the past few years. Dengue fever continues to surprise us with its myriad presentations and combinations with other disease entities. Catastrophic antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) is uncommon and often a fatal form of primary APS. Here, we present a 37-year-old lady who presented with catastrophic APS with dengue fever. The coexistence of these two conditions has not been reported earlier, to the best of our knowledge.

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