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Open Access | Invited Speaker Presentation: Retinopathy and microcirculation in adult severe malaria

November 3, 2010 - 13:15 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Richard James Maude, Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Arjen M Dondorp et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9(Suppl 2):I7 (20 October 2010)

A specific retinopathy has been described in African children with cerebral malaria, but in adults this has not been extensively studied.

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Open Access | Retinopathy in severe malaria in Ghanaian children - overlap between fundus changes in cerebral and non-cerebral malaria

August 14, 2010 - 13:21 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Essuman VA, Ntim-Amponsah CT, Astrup BS, Adjei GO, Kurtzhals JA, Ndanu TA, Goka B
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:232 (12 August 2010)

This study was designed to determine the diagnostic usefulness of retinopathy on ophthalmoscopy in severe malaria syndromes: Cerebral malaria (CM) and non-cerebral severe malaria (non-CM), i.e. malaria with respiratory distress (RD) and malaria with severe anaemia (SA), in Ghanaian children.

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Clinical Picture: Malarial retinopathy and fluorescein angiography findings in a Malawian child with cerebral malaria

May 25, 2010 - 13:18 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Simon J Glover, Richard J Maude, Terrie E Taylor, Malcolm E Molyneux, Nicholas AV Beare
Reference: 
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 10, Issue 6, June 2010, Page 440

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Neuroimaging findings in children with retinopathy-confirmed cerebral malaria

April 6, 2010 - 15:56 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Michael J. Potchen, Gretchen L. Birbeck, J. Kevin DeMarco, Sam D. Kampondeni, Nicholas Beare, Malcolm E. Molyneux, Terrie E. Taylor
Reference: 
European Journal of Radiology, Volume 74, Issue 1, April 2010, Pages 262-268

The identification of pre-existing imaging abnormalities in acute cerebral malaria suggests that population-based studies are required to establish the rate and nature of incidental imaging abnormalities in Malawi.

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