Uncomplicated Malaria

The frequency of symptoms occurs every - Second day with P. falcipuram,

P. ovale and P. vivax

Third day with P. malariae.

Severe Malaria : Severe malaria is a serious infection and requires immediate treatment and hospitalization.

Severe Malaria is due to complications following P. falciparum infections involving serious organ failures.

Clinical manifestations of severe malaria are -

  • Cerebral malaria
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Brain seizures
  • Coma
  • Abnormal behavior
  • Neurological abnormalities
  • Severe anemia
  • Hemoglobinuria - Loss of hemoglobin in urine.
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Comments

moses odradria Thursday, January 5, 2012

this was wonderfully done

camaldina Sunday, February 6, 2011

Thanks for write-pus. Its very informative. You only talked about the treatment of malaria, but what about the treatment/avoidance of the Malaria Relapses, which is very important?

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