The evidence for a role of vasospasm in the pathogenesis of cerebral malaria

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Due to delay in treatment, cerebral malaria (CM) remains a significant complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection and is a common cause of death from malaria. In addition, more than 10 % of children surviving CM have neurological and long-term cognitive deficits. Understanding the pathogenesis of CM enables design of supportive treatment, reducing… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12936-015-0928-4

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