Neurologic outcomes in retinopathy-negative cerebral malaria survivors.

  title={Neurologic outcomes in retinopathy-negative cerebral malaria survivors.},
  author={Douglas G. Postels and Terrie E. Taylor and Malcolm Edward Molyneux and Kara M Mannor and Peter Wolfe Kaplan and Karl Seydel and Yamikani F Chimalizeni and Kondwani M Kawaza and Gretchen Lano Birbeck},
  volume={79 12},
OBJECTIVES Patients surviving retinopathy-positive cerebral malaria (CM) are at high risk for the development of epilepsy, developmental disabilities, and behavioral abnormalities. We aimed to establish whether retinopathy-negative CM is also a risk factor for these outcomes. METHODS Between 2005 and 2007, survivors of CM and concurrently hospitalized controls in Blantyre, Malawi, were followed to assess the development of neurologic abnormalities. At discharge and every 3 months thereafter… CONTINUE READING
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