Cerebral malaria and sequelar epilepsy: first matched case-control study in Gabon.

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PURPOSE Cerebral malaria (CM) is suspected to be a potential cause of epilepsy in tropical areas. The purpose of this article was to evaluate the relationship between CM and epilepsy in Gabon. METHODS A matched case-control study was carried out on a sample of subjects aged six months to 25 years and hospitalized between 1990 and 2004 in three hospitals… (More)

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@article{Ngoungou2006CerebralMA, title={Cerebral malaria and sequelar epilepsy: first matched case-control study in Gabon.}, author={Edgard Brice Ngoungou and J. Koko and Michel Druet-Cabanac and Yvonne Assengone-Zeh-Nguema and Maryl{\`e}ne Ndong Launay and Edouard Engohang and Martine Moubeka-Mounguengui and Philom{\`e}ne Kouna-Ndouongo and P. -M. Loembe and P M Preux and Maryvonne Kombila}, journal={Epilepsia}, year={2006}, volume={47 12}, pages={2147-53} }