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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians|
|State||Published - Aug 1977|
- malaria, cerebral
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine