Psychosis in a Child Infected with Vivax Malaria: A Case Report 838-839
Dr Bhuvaneshwari C. Yelamali
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
S Nijalingappa Medical College
Bagalkot 587 102, Karnataka, India.
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Several neurological complications are associated with complicated and severe falciparum malaria. However association of these neurological manifestations with malaria remains doubtful (3). We report a case of acute malaria in a seven year old girl presenting with seizures with features of psychosis. Her blood film showed Plasmodium Vivax trophozoites which is unusual. The case is being is being discussed.