DOCS RESCUE DENGUE PATIENT WITH RARE BLOOD DISORDER

"...Dengue can lead to unforeseen complications if not diagnosed and treated in time.

A 34-year-old motivational speaker and trainer Anne Anish suffered multiple complications after being gripped by dengue. However, she returned to recovery following constant monitoring by a team of intensivists, doctors and support staff at a city hospital recently.

An underlying medical condition — immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), which she had been living with since childhood, led to rapid deterioration in her health. The blood disorder can lead to excessive bleeding resulting from unusually low levels of platelets — the cells that help blood clot."

- By Umesh Isalkar, The Times of India

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