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Rare presentation of a common disease of tropics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19086363     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 19 years male presented with fever, oliguria and purpuric lesions involving both hands. The patient was diagnosed as a case of purpura fulminans with disseminated intravascular coagulation due to complicated falciparum malaria. The case is presented to sensitize the physicians to keep malaria as a differential in cases of fever with purpura fulminans.
Authors:
A Khaira; V Gupta; A Gupta; S Mahajan; D Bhowmik; S C Tiwari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-17     Completed Date:  2009-01-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  721-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110 029, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Amebicides / therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Antimalarials / therapeutic use
Artemisinins / therapeutic use
Cephalosporins / therapeutic use
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  physiopathology
Humans
Male
Pentoxifylline / therapeutic use
Plasma
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Purpura Fulminans / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  physiopathology
Quinine / therapeutic use
Renal Dialysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amebicides; 0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antimalarials; 0/Artemisinins; 0/Cephalosporins; 0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors; 130-95-0/Quinine; 6493-05-6/Pentoxifylline; 83507-69-1/artesunate

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