Spontaneous splenic rupture: A rare presentation of dengue f
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Introduction
Dengue fever (DF) is characterized by a spectrum of clinical features that ranges from asymptomatic infection to severe illness (dengue hemorrhagic fever [DHF]/dengue shock syndrome). Spontaneous splenic rupture is however a rarity, which we encountered in the case mentioned below.

Case
A 26-year-old female presented to the emergency department with an acute abdominal pain and prostration in a background of intermittent fever and watery diarrhea for 4-5 days. Her past medical history was unremarkable. On examination, she had severe pallor, tachycardia (pulse 120/min), tachypnea and a blood pressure (BP) of 90/60 mm Hg....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3943118/?report=reader#!po=41.6667
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