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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 79-81

Acute arthritis in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever


1 Infectious Disease Clinic, University Clinical Centre of Kosova, Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Rrethi i spitalit, p.n., 10000 Pristina, Kosova
2 Main Family Health Center of Prizren, Xhemil Fluku, p.n., 20000 Prizren, Kosova

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Dr. Salih Ahmeti
Infectious Disease Clinic, University Clinical Centre of Kosova, Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Rrethi i spitalit, p.n., 10000 Pristina
Kosova
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-777X.132052

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is a severe viral disease caused by a Nairovirus. An atypical manifestation in the form of acute arthritis was found in a confirmed Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus Kosova-Hoti strain positive patient. Acute arthritis in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) may be as a result of immune mechanisms or the bleeding disorder underlying CCHF.


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