Cerebral malaria – clinical manifestations and pathogenesis

  title={Cerebral malaria – clinical manifestations and pathogenesis},
  author={Rachna Hora and Payal Shrivastava Kapoor and Kirandeep Kaur Thind and Prakash Chandra Mishra},
  journal={Metabolic Brain Disease},
One of the most common central nervous system diseases in tropical countries is cerebral malaria (CM). Malaria is a common protozoan infection that is responsible for enormous worldwide mortality and economic burden on the society. Episodes of Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) caused CM may be lethal, while survivors are likely to suffer from persistent debilitating neurological deficits, especially common in children. In this review article, we have summarized the various symptoms and manifestations… CONTINUE READING
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