Medical Dictionary: DHF


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DHF: Another name for Dengue hemorrhagic fever.
DHF (condition): Severe complication of dengue

DHF: DHF is a more severe form of dengue. It can be fatal if unrecognized and not properly treated. DHF is caused by infection with the same viruses that cause dengue. With good medical management, mortality due to DHF can be less than 1%. 1

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1. excerpt from Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever: Questions and Answers: DVBID

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