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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 233-235

A case report of Weil's disease


Department of General Medicine, Guntur Medical College and Government General Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Venkata Krishna Pothukuchi
57-9-15, New Postal Colony, Patamata, Vijayawada - 520 010, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.241282

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We are reporting a case of Weil's disease which is a severe form of leptospirosis manifesting with fever, jaundice, renal failure and hemorrhagic manifestations as it is a very important public health problem and to focus that it is also occurring in our area. The treating physicians may be alerted to consider the leptospirosis in the differential diagnosis of fevers so that early empirical treatment can be given to avoid the multi-organ dysfunction and mortality.


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