Cerebral malaria

A. Compton Broders, Harish Dhingra

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Cerebral malaria is an unusual and treatable cause of stupor and coma, and it can present suddenly in a healthy person. It is diagnosed by finding parasites on a blood smear and is treated either with chloroquine or with quinine, pyrimethamine, and sulfadiazine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-375
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American College of Emergency Physicians
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1977


  • malaria, cerebral

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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