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Pathophysiology of severe malaria in children.

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Over the past decade there has been a growing recognition that the rationalization of severe malaria in children into the two major syndromes of cerebral malaria and severe malaria anaemia is much too simplistic. Indeed, it has become apparent that death from severe malaria may arise from a wider spectrum of pathophysiological disorders with many features in common with the derangements seen in sepsis syndromes. Amongst these derangements acidosis has emerged as a central feature of severe ma...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Acta tropica
Volume:
90
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-140
Publication date:
2004-04-05
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EISSN:
1873-6254
ISSN:
0001-706X
URN:
uuid:c9a88d78-c6ec-4372-9e73-860e07460fcd
Source identifiers:
140054
Local pid:
pubs:140054

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