저자들은 스리랑카 콜롬보 방문 후 집단 발생한 뎅기열 사례를 경험하였기에 문헌고찰과 함께 보고하는 바이다.
Dengue fever is an acute febrile disease that is caused by a mosquito-borne flavivirus. It has become a major infectious disease threat in tropical and subtropical areas. In Korea, travel-associated dengue fever is increasing. Thirty-five Koreans went to Sri Lanka to do volunteer activities. Eight of the volunteers developed fever, myalgia, and rash; they were diagnosed with dengue fever. Two patients had macular hemorrhages and edema with no ophthalmic symptoms. The maculopathy caused by the dengue fever im-proved without specific treatment. (Korean J Med 2017;92:484-487)