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Haematemesis: an uncommon presenting symptom of Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
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PMID:  23814743     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Plasmodium falciparum malaria with complications is a challenge for the clinicians worldwide, especially when it presents with rare manifestations. Haematological abnormalities and coagulopathy are the well documented complications in malaria. Rarely does malaria present with bleeding. We are reporting a 20 years old man who presented with haematemesis as the presenting symptom of falciparum malaria. In the review of literature, there are reports of haematemesis in malaria, but none of it as a presenting symptom.
Peter George; Narasimha Hegde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-05-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR     Volume:  7     ISSN:  2249-782X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Diagn Res     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-01     Completed Date:  2013-07-02     Revised Date:  2013-07-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101488993     Medline TA:  J Clin Diagn Res     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  917-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Father Muller Medical College , Mangalore, India .
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