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Severe Plasmodium falciparum Infection Mimicking Acute MI

´╗┐Severe Plasmodium falciparum Infection Mimicking Acute MI

Abstract and Introduction

Abstract


This case report describes a case of presumed acute myocardial infarction in a returned traveler who was later diagnosed to have severe malaria. Emergency coronary angiography was normal and subsequent peripheral blood film was positive for Plasmodium falciparum.

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