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Ocular fundus findings in Malawian children with cerebral malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Cerebral malaria is a major cause of mortality and morbidity in children in tropical regions. The pathogenesis of this important complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection is not well understood. A number of observers have commented on the presence of retinal pathology in various types of malaria. Previous reports have not demonstrated that fundus findings are significantly associated with outcome. METHODS: The authors examined the ocular fundi, by direct and indirect ophthal...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Ophthalmology
Volume:
100
Issue:
6
Pages:
857-861
Publication date:
1993-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-4713
ISSN:
0161-6420
Source identifiers:
83570
Language:
English
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pubs:83570
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uuid:b62c58ae-31d8-4181-a8d3-50c78173cfd0
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pubs:83570
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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