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Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in patients with cerebral malaria.

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In a prospective study of cerebral malaria, 24 adults with this disease underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain. Four patients died. Two of these patients (nos. 17 and 24) had breathing abnormalities requiring ventilatory support followed by clinical signs of brain death. Four days later MRI of patient 17 showed gross swelling of the brain, and 5 hours later MRI of patient 24 showed foramen magnum herniation. Twenty-two patients had no evidence of cerebral edema, but MRI revea...

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10.1093/clinids/21.2.300

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
300-309
Publication date:
1995-08-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:8250f1cb-3a26-4d63-a08c-616228499668
Source identifiers:
44833
Local pid:
pubs:44833

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