Journal Article

<i>Plasmodium vivax</i> Malaria Presenting with Severe Thrombocytopenia

Anju Aggarwal, Suman Rath and Shashiraj

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 51, issue 2, pages 120-121
Published in print April 2005 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online April 2005 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmh107
Plasmodium vivax Malaria Presenting with Severe Thrombocytopenia

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Haematological changes are common in malaria. Thrombocytopenia is a common finding in falciparum infection but rare in Plasmodium vivax. We report a case of 7-year-old male patient presenting with fever, petechial rash, and platelet counts of 6 × 109/l due to Plasmodium vivax malaria.

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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