[Pathogenic mechanisms in Plasmodium falciparum malaria].

  title={[Pathogenic mechanisms in Plasmodium falciparum malaria].},
  author={Ana Mar{\'i}a V{\'a}squez and Alberto Tob{\'o}n},
  journal={Biomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud},
  volume={32 Suppl 1},
The most recognized pathogenic mechanisms of the infection with Plasmodium falciparum, during both the erythrocytic and exo-erythrocytic stages are presented. Vascular obstruction explained by the sequestration of parasitized red blood cells and erythrocyte rosetting, mediated by different endothelial ligands and receptors, in addition to the inflammatory… CONTINUE READING