A Prospective Study on Febrile Cases Presenting with Thrombocytopenia on the basis of Clinical and Laboratory Profile

  • Ashish Agarwal Assistant Professor, Department of General Medicine, Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly
  • Saurabh Goel Assistant Professor, Department of General Medicine, Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly
Keywords: Thrombocytopenia, Febrile cases, Headache

Abstract

Background: Thrombocytopenia is caused by increased sequestration in spleen. Thrombocytopenia patients may experience bleeding manifestations like petechiae, epistaxis, gum bleeding, hematuria, gastrointestinal hemorrhage or intracranial bleeding.

Methods: 200 febrile cases were included in this study. This study was conducted in the Department of Medicine. The duration of this study was over a period of one and half year.

Results: In this study we were included 200 febrile cases with thrombocytopenia. We observed in this study, 48.5 % cases having Dengue infection, 25% cases having septicemia, 17.5% having malaria, 6.5% cases SLE & remaining had enteric fever.

Conclusions: This study concludes that Vitamin D deficiency is a key public health problem among geriatric age group.

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Published
2019-12-24
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Agarwal A, Goel S. A Prospective Study on Febrile Cases Presenting with Thrombocytopenia on the basis of Clinical and Laboratory Profile . Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2019Dec.24 [cited 2020Sep.30];5(4):GM20-GM22. Available from: http://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/559
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES ~ General Medicine