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Table 4 Summary of macroscopic findings of organs

From: Extensive haemorrhagic necrosis of liver is an unpredictable fatal complication in dengue infection: a postmortem study

  Patient 1 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5
Fluid accumulation Ascitic – 1200 ml Blood stained Ascites – 1500 ml Blood stained
PlE – 1000 ml Ascites –1800 ml PlE – 800 ml Ascites – 1000 ml
  PlE – 300 ml PeE – 100 ml PlE – 1500 ml
Liver Enlarged Congested Congested Enlarged Congested Congested
Subcapsular haemorrage Subcapsular haemorrage
Petechial haemorrage
Gastrointestinal tract Eso. and stomach Stomach and mesentery Stomach and mesentery Stomach and SI
- Congested - Petechiae - Petechiae - Haemorrhagic Area
- Pin point haemorrage - Haemorrhagic spots - Haemorrhagic Spots  
Heart Normal Increased adiposity LVH Congested Epicardial haemorrhagic patches
Brain Normal Normal Normal Normal
Lung No haemorrhage Congested Trachea- Petichiae Interstital pneumonia
Petichiae No haemorrhage
Kidney & supra renals Congested Haemorrhage in both renal pelvices Petechial haemorrhage Congested
Supra renal glands – petechial haemorrhgaes
  1. PlE – pleural effusion, PeE-pericardial effusion, Eso- oesophagus, SI-small intestine, LVH-left ventricular hypertrophy.