Disease Information for Blackwater fever

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Yellow skin discoloration
Fever with Jaundice
Jaundice/Yellow skin and eyes
Yellow eyeballs/Scleral icterus
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Coca-Cola dark (coffee colored) urine
Dark urine
Flank Pain
URINE Color Red
Acutely ill patient/signs
Chills
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Renal Failure Hemolysis
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Slow curve fast break/over hours
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
African black population
Black/African american population
Established Disease Population
Patient/G6PD RBC hemolysis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Coombs negative hemolytic anemia (Lab)
Fast-migrating hemoglobin/electrophoresis (Lab)
Indirect bilirubin inc/normal direct bil. (Lab)
Renal function abnormalities (Lab)
Very High LDH
URINE Color Brown
URINE Dipstick/Leukocytes Positive
URINE Pyuria
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Bilirubin, serum (Lab)
BUN/Blood urea nitrogen (Lab)
Indirect bilirubin (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
URINE Hemoglobin
URINE Hemosiderin
URINE Leukocytes
URINE Red blood cells
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Renal Failure
Azotemia/Acute
Bilirubinemia
Blackwater fever
Hemoglobinuria
Hemolysis anemia/acute/active
Hemolytic anemia of infection/acute
Hematuria
Pyuria
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Plasmodium (ex)
AGENT/Protozoan/plasmodia (category)
Class
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hematologic manifestations/involvement
Pathophysiology/Hemolysis
Pathophysiology/Hemolytic process/effect
Process
PROCESS/Ethnic predilection (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Poisoned organ/system (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Black water fever, Black water fever (disorder), Black Water Fevers, Blackwater fever, blackwater fever malarial, Blackwater Fevers, Fever Black Water, Fever Blackwater, Fevers Black Water, Fevers Blackwater, Haemoglobinuric fever, hemoglobinuria malarial, Hemoglobinuric fever, Hemoglobinuric malaria, Hemolytic Malaria, Hemolytic Malarias, malaria blackwater fever, Malaria Hemolytic, Malarial haemoglobinuria, Malarial hemoglobinuria, Malarias Hemolytic, Synonym/Malaria hemoglobinuria
Definition

A complication of MALARIA, FALCIPARUM characterized by the passage of dark red to black urine.

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