Falciparum malaria associated with jaundice, renal failure and anaemia

Mukherjee, A.P. and White, J.C. and Lau, K.S. (1971) Falciparum malaria associated with jaundice, renal failure and anaemia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 65 (6). pp. 808-814. ISSN 0035-9203

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/0035-9203(71)90096-4

Abstract

Three patients were described in whom falciparum malaria was accompanied by severe jaundice, renal failure due to tubular necrosis, and anaemia without overt intravascular haemolysis. Treatment with antimalarial drugs and peritoneal dialysis was successful in 2, but the third patient died from a bleeding peptic ulcer which complicated his illness. The renal failure and other manifestations of the P. falciparum infection are considered in the light of a common toxic factor. © 1971.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Anemia; Antimalarials; Bilirubin; Biopsy; Human; Jaundice; Kidney; Kidney Failure, Acute; Liver; Malaria; Male; Middle Age; Peritoneal Dialysis; Plasmodium falciparum; Urea
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2021 04:21
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 04:21
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/25808

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