ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME IN PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM MALARIA


Eryuksel E., Gun D., ODABAŞI Z. , Karakurt S. , Celikel T.

SOUTHEAST ASIAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.40, sa.6, ss.1179-1182, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: SOUTHEAST ASIAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1179-1182

Özet

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a complication of malaria infection is rare but with a very high mortality rate We report the case of a patient who developed high fever, then respiratory distress during a trip to Haiti who was admitted to our hospital and diagnosed with malaria. During recovery the patient developed ARDS in the hospital.