International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015


Hepatic Encephalopathy because of Falciparum Malaria in a Child: A Rare Association

Anirban Chatterjee [4] | Suman Sarkar [3] | Amrita Roy


Abstract: Hepatic encepalopathy due to Pasmodium falciparam hepatitis rarely reported in adult patients and also a rare incidence in a child with mixed of Pasmodium malarial parasite. We report a case of hepatic encephalopathy in falciparum malaria in child. Prompt early diagnosis and initiation of antimalarial treatment can have reduce the mortality. This is the first case of Hepatic encepalopathy due to Pasmodium falciparam infection from Eastern India, in our opinion.


Keywords: Hepatic encepalopathy due to Pasmodium falciparam hepatitis rarely reported in adult patients and also a rare incidence in a child with mixed of Pasmodium malarial parasite We report a case of hepatic encephalopathy in falciparum malaria in child Prompt early diagnosis and initiation of antimalarial treatment can have reduce the mortality This is the first case of Hepatic encepalopathy due to Pasmodium falciparam infection from Eastern India, in our opinion


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,


Pages: 1872 - 1873


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Anirban Chatterjee, Suman Sarkar, Amrita Roy, "Hepatic Encephalopathy because of Falciparum Malaria in a Child: A Rare Association", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015, pp. 1872-1873, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB157771

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