Splenic complications in malaria may be either simple asymptomatic enlargement or serious conditions, such as splenic infarction, rupture, hematoma or abscess, which can be fatal. Only a few cases have been reported in the literature since 1960. The true incidence of splenic complications is not known because of underdiagnosis and underreporting. We report here four cases which were successfully treated conservatively.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health|
|Publication status||Published - 09-2008|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Infectious Diseases
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health