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Falciparum malaria in pregnancy is a significant health problem in India. Pregnant women constitute an important high risk group for malaria infection which may cause abortions, stillbirths, intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR) and premature labour. In this hospital based study on 602 admitted patients of falciparum malaria which included 314 males, 243(More)
A prospective study of blood glucose level at the time of admission was done on 532 cases of severe and complicated malaria admitted in classified malaria ward at PBM Hospital, Bikaner. Eleven patients had blood glucose level < 40 mg% (< 2.2 mmol/L) and all were unconscious with diagnosis of cerebral malaria. Four patients became conscious with i.v.(More)
Twenty-five patients of intermittent acute porphyria (IAP) in latent period were studied neurophysiologically by assessing motor and sensory nerve conduction velocities, late responses (F-wave and H-reflex) and somatosensory evoked potentials of median nerve and were compared with 15 age and sex matched control group. All the patients had at least one(More)