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Retinal findings predictive of outcome in cerebral malaria.

Abstract:

The pathogenesis of cerebral malaria is poorly understood. Direct and indirect ophthalmoscope examinations of 141 Malawian children with strictly defined cerebral malaria revealed 2 distinct and prognostically significant findings: papilloedema and extramacular retinal oedema. The relative risk of death in patients with papilloedema was 6.7 times that in patients without papilloedema. Extramacular retinal oedema was associated with a 2.9 fold increase in the relative risk of dying. The mortal...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
90
Issue:
2
Pages:
144-146
Publication date:
1996-01-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Source identifiers:
83574
Language:
English
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uuid:c4e7fe6b-f09c-4ddc-82a8-f69e4d32d19a
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2012-12-19

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