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Case Report

Fatal Myocarditis in Course of Plasmodium falciparum Infection: Case Report and Review of Cardiac Complications in Malaria

Table 2

Cases of cardiac complications in severe malaria (reported as of January 2011).

ReferenceNo. of casesOrganismConcomitant morbidityClinical settingOutcome

Herrera [9]1P. vivaxNoneischaemic myocarditisDeath
Mohsen et al. [3]1P. falciparumNoneacute myocarditisCure
Wichmann et al. [4]2P. falciparumUnknownmyocarditis (1 pt)
unknown (1 pt)
Tripathy et al. [10]1P. falciparumN/AmyocarditisN/A
Wennicke et al. [11]1P. falciparumUnknownacute heart failureDeath
Kim et al. [12]1P. vivaxNonemyocarditisCure
Kumar et al. [13]2P. falciparumNoneacute heart failure (1 pt)
ventricular fibrillation (1pt)
Present case1P. falciparumObesity, increased alcohol intakemyocarditisDeath

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