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cerebral oedema

Open Access | Coma in fatal adult human malaria is not caused by cerebral oedema

September 21, 2011 - 13:28 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Isabelle M Medana, Nicholas PJ Day, Navakanit Sachanonta, Nguyen TH Mai, Arjen M Dondorp, Emsri Pongponrat, Tran T Hien, Nicholas J White, Gareth DH Turner
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:267 (17 September 2011)

The presence of oedema, plasma protein leakage and evidence of VEGF signalling were heterogeneous in fatal falciparum malaria and did not correlate with pre-mortem coma.

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