Hepatomegaly in acute falciparum malaria in children.

@article{Sowunmi1996HepatomegalyIA,
  title={Hepatomegaly in acute falciparum malaria in children.},
  author={A. Sowunmi},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1996},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={
          540-2
        }
}
  • A. Sowunmi
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • The characteristics of hepatomegaly in acute falciparum malaria were studied in 114 children presenting consecutively with the disease. Hepatomegaly was more common than splenomegaly and was significantly more frequent in younger than in older children. In children with hepatomegaly at presentation, there was an equal sex distribution, a negative correlation between liver size and age, and a positive correlation between liver enlargement and the reported duration of symptoms at presentation… CONTINUE READING
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