Medical Dictionary: Dengue


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Dengue: Another name for Dengue fever.
Dengue (condition): Mosquito-borne tropical viral disease.

Dengue: Dengue fever is an infectious disease carried by mosquitoes and caused by any of four related dengue viruses. This disease used to be called break-bone fever because it sometimes causes severe joint and muscle pain. Health experts have known about dengue fever for more than 200 years. 1

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1. excerpt from Dengue Fever: NIAID

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