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Cerebral malaria: clinical features, pathophysiology and treatment.

Abstract:

Herbert Gilles played an important role in the establishment of the Wellcome-Mahidol University, Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme in Thailand in 1979. The randomized, placebo-controlled trial of dexamethasone in cerebral malaria that was carried out in Chantaburi in 1980 yielded results which led to the abandonment of ancillary corticosteroid therapy in this disease and contributed to a rejection of the 'permeability hypothesis'. The clinical manifestations of strictly defined cere...

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10.1080/00034989760644

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Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Volume:
91
Issue:
7
Pages:
875-884
Publication date:
1997-10-05
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EISSN:
1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
URN:
uuid:d195155c-f55e-45fc-9265-8124de1a4505
Source identifiers:
61217
Local pid:
pubs:61217

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