[Falciform anemia and Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a threat to flap survival?].

@article{Marithoz1999FalciformAA,
  title={[Falciform anemia and Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a threat to flap survival?].},
  author={S Mari{\'e}thoz and Brigitte Pittet and Louis Loutan and James Humbert and Denys Montandon},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={81-8}
}
Plasmodium falciparum malaria, a parasitic disease, and sickle cell anemia, a hereditary disease, are two diseases affecting erythrocyte cycle, occurring with a high prevalence in tropical Africa. They may induce microthrombosis inducing vaso-occlusion, organ dysfunction and flap necrosis. During the acute phase of Plasmodium falciparum malaria, destruction… CONTINUE READING