Cerebral malaria

A. Compton Broders, Harish Dhingra

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Abstract

Cerebral malaria is an unusual and treatable cause of stupor and coma, and it can present suddenly in a healthy person. It is diagnosed by finding parasites on a blood smear and is treated either with chloroquine or with quinine, pyrimethamine, and sulfadiazine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-375
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American College of Emergency Physicians
Volume6
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977

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Sulfadiazine
Cerebral Malaria
Stupor
Pyrimethamine
Quinine
Chloroquine
Coma
Parasites

Keywords

  • malaria, cerebral

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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Cerebral malaria. / Broders, A. Compton; Dhingra, Harish.

In: Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Vol. 6, No. 8, 1977, p. 374-375.

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Broders, A. Compton ; Dhingra, Harish. / Cerebral malaria. In: Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians. 1977 ; Vol. 6, No. 8. pp. 374-375.
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