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The eye in cerebral malaria: what can it teach us?

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The pathophysiology of coma in cerebral malaria (CM) is not well understood. Obstruction of microcirculatory flow is thought to play a central role, but other hypotheses include roles for parasite- and host-derived factors such as immune mediators, and for increased blood-brain barrier permeability leading to raised intracranial pressure. The retinal vasculature is a direct extension of the cerebral vasculature. It is the only vascular bed easily accessible for visualisation and provides a un...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
103
Issue:
7
Pages:
661-664
Publication date:
2009-07-05
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:88ebdf9b-3747-4659-92a9-d4580c44c0f7
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31056
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pubs:31056

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