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Progression of skeletal muscle damage during treatment of severe falciparum malaria.

Abstract:

To assess the relationship between severity of malaria and progression of skeletal muscle damage during initial treatment, we studied 28 Thai adults with slide-positive falciparum malaria. Six had uncomplicated malaria (Group 1), 12 had severe non-cerebral malaria (Group 2) and ten had cerebral malaria (Group 3). There were no significant differences between baseline serum creatine kinase (CK) levels in the three groups (P=0.071). There was no change in serum CK during the first 48 h of treat...

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Journal:
Acta tropica
Volume:
76
Issue:
3
Pages:
271-276
Publication date:
2000-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-6254
ISSN:
0001-706X
URN:
uuid:5b9cbb54-6858-4a7c-a990-8eb26cd94e18
Source identifiers:
31749
Local pid:
pubs:31749

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