Cerebral involvement in benign tertian malaria

Masim A. Beg, R. Khan, S. M. Baig, Z. Gulzar, R. Hussain, R. A. Smego

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Although Plasmodium vivax usually causes benign uncomplicated malaria, it can occasionally result in severe disease with life-threatening, end-organ involvement generally seen with falciparum malaria. We report a case of cerebral malaria caused by P. vivax and review the literature on this subject.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-232
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2002


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