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malarial hemoglobinuria


Definition: a condition, now uncommon, resulting from Plasmodium falciparum infection (malignant tertian malaria with severe hemolysis); seen in whites after interrupted treatment.

Synonym(s): blackwater fever, hemoglobinuric fever, West African fever

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