Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Malaria: Common Complications

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4757-1

Symptoms

Frequency (%)

Hyperparasitaemia

5.3

Icterus

4.5

Mental disturbance

3.2

Acute kidney dysfunction

2.2

Cerebral dysfunction

2.0

Lung edema

1.4

Severe anaemia (5d/dl)

1.1

Hypertension/shock

0.5

Acidosis (pH 7.25)

0.4

Inner bleedings

0.3

Repeated cramps

0.2

Hemoglobinuria

0.2

Hypoglycemia (40 mg/dl)

0.1

Keywords

Common Complication Severe Anaemia Lung Edema1 
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Further Reading

  1. Genton B et al (2008) Clinical features of malaria. In: Schlagenhauf P (ed) Traveller’s malaria. Decker, HamiltonGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany