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Malaria represents a medical emergency. Without rapid diagnosis and treatment, it can progress and lead to severe complications and, eventually, death. Severe malaria is almost always caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Here, we present an image showing a set of hematological findings associated with severe malaria, highlighting the importance of a correct morphological diagnosis.
MPBP performed the research, analyzed data and wrote the paper. GM analyzed and wrote the paper.
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