Postmalaria Neurological Syndrome: Two Cases from The Gambia

Lawn, Stephan D.; Flanagan, Katie L.; Wright, Stephan G.; Doherty, Tom F.; Godfrey-Faussett, Peter
January 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;1/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 2, pe29
Academic Journal
Focuses on the investigation and outcome of late complication of plasmodium falciparum malaria. Patients details; Treatments applied to the patient; Biphasic clinical course of the two patients; Complications associated with postmalaria neurological syndrome; Difference in the case of two patients studied.


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