Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2011) Volume 15, Issue 2

Thrombocytopenia and other complications of Plasmodium vivax malaria

Most of the complications of malaria including thrombocytopenia and cerebral malaria are seen commonly with plasmodium falciparum malaria. But the trend is changing and the incidence of severe and complicated vivax malaria is increasing. We are presenting 7 cases of plasmodium vivax malaria admitted in Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences And Research, Amritsar in the age group of 1- 15 years over a time period of 3 months from August 2010 to October 2010.

Author(s): Gursharan Singh Narang and Neha Singla

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