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rhabdomyolysis

Case Report: Severe Rhabdomyolysis Caused by Plasmodium vivax Malaria in the Brazilian Amazon

August 6, 2010 - 07:58 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
André M., Márcia A., et al.
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg, Aug 2010; 83: 271 - 273.

We report a case in a patient without typical muscle enzyme deficiencies in which severe rhabdomyolysis developed while the patients was being treated with chloroquine for a confirmed P. vivax infection.

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Short report: Rhabdomyolysis in falciparum malaria - a series of twelve cases (five children and seven adults)

March 25, 2010 - 12:42 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Saroj K Mishra, Sudhanshu S Pati, Kishore C Mahanta, and Sanjib Mohanty
Reference: 
Trop Doct 2010;40 87-88

We report on 12 patients with evidence of skeletal muscle injury in severe malaria from Rourkela, Orissa State, India.

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