Chronic malaria

Chronic malaria

malaria that develops after frequently repeated attacks of one of the acute forms, usually falciparum malaria; it is characterised by profound anaemia, enlargement of the spleen, emaciation, mental depression, sallow complexion, oedema of ankles, feeble digestion, and muscular weakness.

Synonym: limnaemia, malarial cachexia.

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