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Dengue Fever & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) Dengue Fever & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF)
(Dengue (O'nyong-nyong Fever; Dengue-Like Disease; Breakbone Fever) ICD-9 061, ICD-10 A90 DHF (Hemorrhagic Dengue, Dengue Shock Syndrome, Philippine Hemorrhagic Fever, Thai Hemorrhagic Fever, Singapore Hemorrhagic Fever) ICD-9 065.4, ICD-10 A91)
ICD-9 061; ICD-10 A90, A91


Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is also known as 'break bone fever'. It is an infectious disease which is characterized by severe pains in the eyes, head, and extremities and accompanied by catarrhal symptoms. Transmitted by the bite of a mosquito.

 

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Last updated August 08, 2014