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Cerebral malaria.

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Malaria infection of the Central Nervous System (CNS) can cause a severe neurological syndrome termed Cerebral Malaria (CM). The central neuropathological feature of CM is the preferential sequestration of parasitised red blood cells (PRBC) in the cerebral microvasculature. The level of sequestration is related to the incidence of cerebral symptoms in severe malaria. Other neuropathological features of CM include petechial hemorrhages in the brain parenchyma, ring hemorrhages and Dürck's gran...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
Brain pathology (Zurich, Switzerland)
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
569-582
Publication date:
1997-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1750-3639
ISSN:
1015-6305
URN:
uuid:a37c7f19-317a-4c18-a626-6bc809a32472
Source identifiers:
177219
Local pid:
pubs:177219

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