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Electroencephalographic and clinical features of cerebral malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Seizures are a prominent feature of childhood cerebral malaria, and are associated with an increased risk of death and neurological sequelae. We present the electroencephalographic (EEG) findings from a detailed clinical and electrophysiological study. METHODS: Children with cerebral malaria had EEGs recorded within six hours of admission, and at 12 hourly intervals until recovery of consciousness. Ten deeply comatose children underwent intracranial pressure monitoring. Children w...

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10.1136/adc.84.3.247

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
84
Issue:
3
Pages:
247-253
Publication date:
2001-03-01
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
37717
Language:
English
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pubs:37717
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uuid:1331a3cd-b003-4850-a359-6252093dc8c6
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pubs:37717
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2012-12-19

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