To study clinical, biochemical and hematological profile in severe Plasmodium vivax malaria at tertiary care center of Agra
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 2351-2358
AbstractFrom the total patients of 240 severe disease present in 106 cases 78% of cases were having malaria for the first time. Fever present in 100% of patients, headache in 46%, jaundice present in 39%, nausea/vomiting in37.5%, pain in abdomen in 14.5%, oliguria present in 18.5% patients,4.5% patients were had petechiae/bleeding. 19.5 % patients were had parasitaemia between 25000-150000. Thrombocytopenia was most common haematological complication present almost in 75% patients which were normalised after treatment. TLC was low (<4000/cm2) in 45 cases which was increased to normal after treatment. Severe anaemia (Hb<7%) present in 38 patients out of which 24 patients was female. 63 patients were had serum creatinine ≥3mg/dl (30 male and 33 females), High bilirubin (>3mg/dl) was present in 74 patients out of which 24 were females and 50 males. The bilirubin level >10mg/dl was present in 8 patient out which 3 were male and 5 female.
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