Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique

, Volume 105, Issue 3, pp 199–201 | Cite as

Syndrome neurologique postpaludisme compliquant un paludisme simple à Plasmodium falciparum à Madagascar

  • R. A. Rakotoarivelo
  • S. H. Razafimahefa
  • R. Andrianasolo
  • F. H. Fandresena
  • M. M. O. Razanamparany
  • M. J. D. Randria
  • F. Rapelanoro Rabenja
Clinique / Clinics

Résumé

Le syndrome neurologique postpaludisme (SNPP) est une complication rare du paludisme. Il survient habituellement après un paludisme grave. Nous rapportons un cas de SNPP compliquant un paludisme simple à Plasmodium falciparum chez un patient malgache. La prise en charge du SNPP est complètement différente d’un accès palustre. Aucun traitement spécifique n’est nécessaire.

Mots clés

Paludisme simple Plasmodium falciparum Syndrome neurologique postpaludisme Hôpital Antananarivo Madagascar Océan Indien 

Post-malaria neurological syndrome complicating a Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Madagascar

Abstract

Post-malaria neurological syndrome is a rare complication of malaria. Typically, it occurs in case of severe malaria. Here we report a case in a Malagasy patient presenting a non-severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria complicated by post-malaria neurological syndrome. The management of such a syndrome is radically different from non-severe malaria. No specific treatment is needed.

Keywords

Non-severe malaria Plasmodium falciparum Post-malaria neurological syndrome Hospital Antananarivo Madagascar Indian Ocean 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Rakotoarivelo
    • 1
  • S. H. Razafimahefa
    • 2
  • R. Andrianasolo
    • 1
  • F. H. Fandresena
    • 1
  • M. M. O. Razanamparany
    • 1
  • M. J. D. Randria
    • 1
  • F. Rapelanoro Rabenja
    • 3
  1. 1.Service des maladies infectieuses, hôpital Joseph-Raseta-BefelatananaCHU d’AntananarivoAntananarivoMadagascar
  2. 2.Service de gastroentérologie, hôpital Joseph-Raseta-BefelatananaCHU d’AntananarivoAntananarivoMadagascar
  3. 3.Service de rhumatodermatologie, hôpital Joseph-Raseta-BefelatananaCHU d’AntananarivoAntananarivoMadagascar

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