World Rural Health Conference
Home Print this page Email this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size
Users Online: 1689
Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 308-310

Falciparum malaria mimicking acute myocardial infarction


Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Gaurav Khandelwal
Department. of Cardiology AIIMS Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh - 462 020
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_229_18

Rights and Permissions

Severe malaria is a concerning problem in developing country and is mostly due to Plasmodium Falciparum. Common organs involved are liver, central nervous system, lungs, kidneys, and vasculature. Cardiac involvement is very rare and is mostly underestimated. Cardiac involvement occurs in the form of myocardial dysfunction, arrhythmia, and ventricular systolic dysfunction. This is the rare case of acute pericarditis due to plasmodium falciparum mimicking as inferolateral ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to suggestive electrocardiography (ECG) findings.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed283    
    Printed5    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded43    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal