Multifocal motor neuropathy presenting as a complication of
The present case has been published in the journal BMC Infectious Diseases. The authors report a patient who developed multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction blocks following dengue infection during the immediate post-infectious period.

MMN is a rare neurological disorder with an autoimmune aetiology and according to the authors, this is the first reported case of MMN occurring following dengue infection as a post dengue neurological complication.

A 20 year old male who was treated for serologically confirmed dengue infection presented to with 1 month history of bilateral hand weakness which has started 5 days after the dengue infection (5 days after the discharge). On examination he had asymmetrical motor weakness of the hands and to a lesser degree in feet.

There was no sensory impairment. Nerve conduction studies confirmed MMN with conduction blocks. He was started on intravenous immunoglobulin therapy for which he showed a good response.

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