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In recent years, there has been increasing number of reports favoring existence of malarial hepatopathy, from Asian countries, especially form India.[3] The. PDF | Jaundice is a common clinical presentation in severe malaria, seen in approximately % patients with falciparuminfection but hepatitis. Jaundice in malaria is multifactorial. Plasmodium falciparum causes malarial hepatopathy in around % of cases. The spectrum of hepatic d.

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High prevalence of hepatitis E antibodies in pregnant Egyptian women. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Trop Med Int Health ;8: Similar observations were found in previous studies as well.

Malarial hepatopathy.

An emerging problem Rupani, A. The higher incidence of hepatopathy in this study highlights the importance of elucidating the causes for the same including entomological research and host factors.


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Malarial Hepatopathy and Its Outcome in India

Hepatic dysfunction and jaundice in malaria are explained due to the failure of bilirubin excretion, endotoxemia, ischemia, acidosis or a combination of the above mentioned factors which may coexist in the same patient.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. Severe falciparum malaria simulating fulminant hepatic failure. The use of Multi-organ dysfunction score MODS is a simple way to assess maarial severity in falciparum malaria infection.

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You have entered an invalid code. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. A rare co-infection Kumar, R. Jaundice is a common clinical presentation in severe malaria, seen in approximately 2.

Therapeutic implications of melatonin Srinivasan, V. Anand AC, Puri P. Journal of Pineal Research. Patients with hepatocellular dysfunction in malaria aremore prone to develop complications, but have a favorable outcome if hepatic involvement is recognized earlyand managed properly.

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Malarial Hepatopathy and Its Outcome in India

Published by Wolters Kluwer – Medknow. A descriptive study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital attached to a government medical institution in Assam, India. Malaria is a major public health problem in India and is more common especially in North-Eastern states of India because of favorable environmental conditions.

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