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orthostatic hypotension

Severe orthostatic hypotension in otherwise uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax infection

January 13, 2021 - 08:33 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Chaisith Sivakorn, Polrat Wilairatana, Srivicha Krudsood, Marcus J. Schultz, Tachpon Techarang, Khanittha Kheawsawaung and Arjen M. Dondorp
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2021 20:28, 7 January 2021

Impaired autonomic control of postural homeostasis resulting in orthostatic hypotension has been described in falciparum malaria. However, severe orthostatic intolerance in Plasmodium vivax has been rarely reported.

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