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acute pancreatitis

Case Series and Case Reports: Childhood Plasmodium falciparum malaria complicated by acute pancreatitis

June 18, 2010 - 11:33 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Rajoo Thapa, Debkrishna Mallick, and Biswajit Biswas
Reference: 
Trop Doct, July 2010; 40: 184 – 185

Falciparum malaria is occasionally associated with multiple organ system complications. However, acute pancreatitis rarely occurs as a part of the spectrum. A 13-year-old boy presented with falciparum malaria complicated predominantly by acute pancreatitis.

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