[Kidney failure associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection].


Plasmodium falciparum infection may be a cause of acute renal failure (ARF). Whereas renal failure appears to be a common complication of severe malaria in adults, it seldom occurs in children. The authors report a case of a previously healthy 9-year-old child, who was admitted with fever, vomits, diarrhoea, jaundice and obnubilation of consciencious. The… (More)


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