Occult renal problem among Thai pediatric patient; effect of endemic dengue disease

Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit

Abstract


In clinical nephrology, occult renal disease is an important medical problem.  There are many possible etiologies of occult renal disease. In tropical medicine, there are many tropical endemic infections that might induce occult renal disease. An important infection is dengue, a common tropical arboviral infection. Renal diseases in dengue is possible. In the present short report, the authors estimated the magnitude of dengue related occult renal problem among Thai pediatric patient. Based on the present study, it can show that endemic dengue disease might be a forgotten cause of occult renal disease among Thai pediatric population. A preventive action against dengue might be useful for control of occult renal disease in this setting.

 

Core tip:Recent investigations show, the high incidence rates of acute kidney injury among pediatric patients with dengue. Endemic dengue disease might be a forgotten cause of occult renal disease among Thai pediatric population. A preventive action against dengue might be useful for control of occult renal disease in this setting.

 Citation:Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Occult renal problem among Thai pediatric patient; effect of endemic dengue disease. Ann Res Dial. 2020; e0XX.

 


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