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Abstract Dengue is prevalent in countries like india. Abdominal USG can be used as a first-line imaging modality and also prognostic marker in patients with suspected DHF. Methods: We performed Retrospective study, In 78 serologically positive pediatric patients who were admitted with us from January 2013 to January 2015. Results: gall bladder wall thickening and edema was found in 82%of USG done within three days of illness and in all patients after 3 days of illness. Followed by right sided pleural effusion and ascitis. Conclusion: Abdominal ultrasonography should be made a routine investigation in cases of dengue fever as it helps in the clinical diagnosis as well as early detection of complications.

Key Word: Dengue, ultrasound.



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