Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 3rd, 2005
"The value of ultrasonography as an adjunct for diagnosis and monitoring malaria was investigated. In all, 118 patients (male/female 65/53; age 2-78 years, median 29 years) with malaria underwent a standardized abdominal ultrasound examination at baseline. In 62 out of 118 patients, ultrasonography was repeated 21 days later," scientists in Germany and Italy reported.
"In the results at baseline, huge splenomegaly with firm organ consistency, consistent with hyperreactive malarious splenomegaly syndrome, was observed in 2 Cameroonese children. In the other 116 patients,...
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