Unusual complications in benign tertian malaria

Trop Geogr Med. 1995;47(3):141-3.


An unusual case of malaria with Plasmodium vivax is reported which had complications classically seen with Plasmodium falciparum malaria. The complications were cerebral malaria, disseminated intravascular coagulation and adult respiratory distress syndrome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Malaria, Cerebral / etiology*
  • Malaria, Vivax / complications*
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / etiology*
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / therapy


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents