Postmalaria neurologic syndrome: a case report.

  title={Postmalaria neurologic syndrome: a case report.},
  author={Cheng-Fang Hsieh and Pang-Ying Shih and R Lin},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  volume={22 12},
Neurologic signs and symptoms are common in acute malarial infection. However, after the parasites have been cleared from the blood and patients recover full consciousness, neurologic or psychiatric symptoms may occur or recur within 2 months after the acute illness. This phenomenon is called "postmalaria neurologic syndrome" (PMNS). We present a 50-year-old man who returned from the Republic of Malawi and soon developed Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Cerebral malaria, renal failure, hepatic… CONTINUE READING