Malaria Control & Elimination

ISSN: 2470-6965

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Made Susila Utama

Internal Medicine Depth, Medical Faculty,
Sanglah Hospital, Bali

  • Case Report
    Management Malaria with Jaundice
    Author(s): Made Susila Utama and Tuti Parwati MeratiMade Susila Utama and Tuti Parwati Merati

    Malaria is the most important parasitic disease in the world related to high morbidity and mortality. Jaundice is one of the common manifestation of severe malaria in adults and its incidence vary from 10-45% in different regions. Presence of jaundice in malaria indicates a more severe illness with higher incidence of complication. Jaundice plus evidence of other vital organ dysfunction vital as one of manifestation of severe malaria based on WHO guideline 2010. Jaundice in severe malaria caused by multi factorial and can result from haemolysis of parasitized and nonparasitized red blood cell, hepatic dysfunction and possibly an element of microangiopathic haemolysis associated with disseminated intravascular coagulation. Awareness of malaria biliosa is important to prevent complication and mortality. Death from severe malaria often occurs within hours of admission to hospital or clin.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2470-6965.1000147

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