Impending hepatic failure due to Plasmodium vivax Malaria: a case report

  • Dr Pradeep Nigam Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, SS Medical College, Rewa, MP, India
  • Dr Manoj Indulkar Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, SS Medical College, Rewa, MP, India
  • Dr Amrit Bansod Post Graduate student, Department of Medicine, SS Medical College, Rewa, MP, India
Keywords: Impending hepatic Failure, Plasmodium Vivax, Quinine

Abstract

Plasmodium falciparum is traditionally known for complicated malaria but Plasmodium vivax is now becoming a major culprit in many cases. We are presenting a case report of 16 year male patient presented with high grade fever with chills. He has abnormal liver function tests and coagulation profile. Peripheral blood film showed presence of Plasmodium vivax trophozite.

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Published
2014-04-30
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Dr Pradeep Nigam, Dr Manoj Indulkar, Dr Amrit Bansod. Impending hepatic failure due to Plasmodium vivax Malaria: a case report. Int J Med Res Rev [Internet]. 2014Apr.30 [cited 2020Apr.8];2(2):156-8. Available from: https://ijmrr.medresearch.in/index.php/ijmrr/article/view/1151
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