Retinal hemorrhage, a common sign of prognostic significance in cerebral malaria.
Retinal hemorrhages were seen in 21 patients among a group of 144 with strictly-defined cerebral malaria. Hemorrhages were multiple in 17 cases and bilateral in 14. There was subhyaloid extension in two. Soft exudates were seen in two, the retinae were considered edematous in four and in one there was bilateral papilledema. Retinal hemorrhages were significantly associated with several indices of severity of Plasmodium falciparum infection: high parasitemia with schizontemia, anemia, elevated...Expand abstract
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