Chronic Plasmodium vivax infection in a patient with splenomegaly and severe thrombocytopenia

Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. Sep-Oct 2008;41(5):522-3. doi: 10.1590/s0037-86822008000500021.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Animals
  • Antimalarials / therapeutic use
  • Chloroquine / therapeutic use
  • Chronic Disease
  • Humans
  • Malaria, Vivax / complications*
  • Malaria, Vivax / diagnosis
  • Malaria, Vivax / drug therapy
  • Male
  • Plasmodium vivax / isolation & purification
  • Primaquine / therapeutic use
  • Splenomegaly / diagnosis
  • Splenomegaly / drug therapy
  • Splenomegaly / parasitology*
  • Thrombocytopenia / diagnosis
  • Thrombocytopenia / drug therapy
  • Thrombocytopenia / parasitology*

Substances

  • Antimalarials
  • Chloroquine
  • Primaquine