Thrombotic microangiopathy and acute kidney injury following vivax malaria

  title={Thrombotic microangiopathy and acute kidney injury following vivax malaria},
  author={Aditi Sinha and Geetika Singh and Abdus Sami Bhat and Sarita Mohapatra and Ashima Gulati and Pankaj Hari and Jyotish Chander Samantaray and Amit Kumar Dinda and Sanjay Kumar Agarwal and Arvind Bagga},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
Infection with Plasmodium vivax, a common human parasite, is occasionally recognized to cause severe organ dysfunction similar to P. falciparum infection. Acute kidney injury (AKI) in malaria is attributed to acute tubular necrosis; thrombotic microangiopathy is not described. This observational study includes patients referred to a tertiary care center in North India during June to September 2011 with severe AKI, anemia, and thrombocytopenia following vivax malaria. Renal biopsies were… CONTINUE READING
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