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Brain swelling and ischaemia in Kenyans with cerebral malaria.

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Computed tomography was performed on 14 unconscious Kenyan children recovering from cerebral malaria (seven of whom had another scan 12-120 days later) to elucidate the cause of intracranial hypertension and neurological sequelae. Brain swelling, defined as a loss of cerebrospinal fluid spaces, was documented in six children, while a further two had conspicuously small ventricles only. There was severe intracranial hypertension in the two children with definite brain swelling in whom intracra...

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10.1136/adc.70.4.281

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
70
Issue:
4
Pages:
281-287
Publication date:
1994-04-01
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
44408
Language:
English
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pubs:44408
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uuid:077829bc-f074-4991-99c2-ae8e421131db
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pubs:44408
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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