International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Abstract

Acute Chikungunya Fever Presenting as Migratory Polyarthritis

Author(s): Neki N. S, Neeraj Joshi, Gagandeep Singh Shergill, Amritpal Singh, Rajat Kharbanda, Narinder Kumar Meena

The tropical arthritogenic chikungunya virus has become an increasingly medical and economic burden in affected areas as it can result in long term disabilities. Thus, the current challenge for physicians in epidemic areas is to “timely” identify and diagnose chikungunya rheumatic disorders and to provide the optimal treatment.