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Corticosteroid-responsive postmalaria encephalopathy characterized by motor aphasia, myoclonus, and postural tremor

Published inArchives of neurology, vol. 55, no. 3, p. 417-420
Publication date1998
Abstract

To study the clinical spectrum of an acute severe encephalopathy occurring in 2 patients after recovery from falciparum malaria infection and to compare it with the reported clinical features of the postmalaria neurological syndrome.

Keywords
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones/administration & dosage
  • Adult
  • Aphasia/etiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Malaria, Cerebral/complications/drug therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myoclonus/etiology
  • Posture
  • Tremor/etiology
Citation (ISO format)
SCHNORF, Hans Gaspar et al. Corticosteroid-responsive postmalaria encephalopathy characterized by motor aphasia, myoclonus, and postural tremor. In: Archives of neurology, 1998, vol. 55, n° 3, p. 417–420. doi: 10.1001/archneur.55.3.417
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