This study was done to find out any correlation between hepatic dysfunction and severity of Dengue fever. It was also done to study the range of hepatic involvement in children with Dengue infection. This retrospective study was done in seven hundred and seventy six children admitted in Department of Paediatrics at Kasturba Medical College, Maniple from August 2014-August 2017 with suspected Dengue fever. 48 children were excluded from the study as the result of associated co-infections. A total of 737 children were grouped into three categories as per WHO Dengue case classification, 388 children had Dengue without warning signs (DD), 272 children had Dengue with warning signs (DW) and 77 children had Severe Dengue (SD).
Amrita Banerjee, Pushpa GK, Shrikiran Hebbar, Ramesh Bhat