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SIGNS OF SEVERE AND COMPLICATED MALARIA

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  • Cerebral malaria, defined as unarousable coma not attributable to any other cause in a patient with falciparum malaria
  • Generalized convulsions.
  • Normocytic anaemia.
  • Renal failure.
  • Hypoglycaemia.
  • Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances.
  • Pulmonary oedema.
  • Circulatory collapse and shock ("algid malaria").
  • Spontaneous bleeding (disseminated intravascular coagulation).
  • Hyperpyrexia.
  • Hyperparasitaemia.
  • Malarial haemoglobinuria.