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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 187-188

Falciparum malaria complicated by black water fever


1 Department of Medicine, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
M S Madhuri
Professor, Department of Medicine, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Enathur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCSR.JCSR_14_19

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We describe the course of falciparum malaria in a 28-year-old male patient who developed haemoglobinuria, black water fever following parenteral administration with artesunate. In the treatment of falciparum malaria, apart from quinine, use of other antimalarials, either singly or in combination are associated with the syndrome of blackwater fever.


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