What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of malaria?

Updated: Apr 26, 2019
  • Author: Thomas E Herchline, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Chest radiography may be helpful if respiratory symptoms are present. If CNS symptoms are present, a computed tomography (CT) scan of the head may be obtained to evaluate evidence of cerebral edema or hemorrhage.


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