Cerebral malaria: Introduction
Cerebral malaria: Infection of the cerebrum cause by protozoa of the genus plasmodium.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Cerebral malaria is available below.
Symptoms of Cerebral malaria
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Treatments for Cerebral malaria
- Primary treatment involves the use of chemotherapy in the form of quinine
- Artemisinins are also gaining a reputation as a beneficial treatment. It includes agents such as artesunate and artemether
- Other treatment involves managing the symptoms - some of the measures have disputable benefits:
- Medications to reduce fever
- Seizure medications
- more treatments...»
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treatments for Cerebral malaria
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Cerebral malaria:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Cerebral malaria?
Cerebral malaria: Related Patient Stories
Cerebral malaria: Complications
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Causes of Cerebral malaria
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Disease Topics Related To Cerebral malaria
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Cerebral malaria:
Cerebral malaria: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Cerebral malaria
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or ...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia ...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See ...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis)....read more »
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Cerebral malaria: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
- more specialists...»
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Cerebral malaria: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cerebral malaria
Medical research articles related to Cerebral malaria include:
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Cerebral malaria: Animations
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Prognosis for Cerebral malaria
Prognosis for Cerebral malaria:
Death can occur within a matter of days without treatment.
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Research about Cerebral malaria
Visit our research pages for current research about Cerebral malaria treatments.
Clinical Trials for Cerebral malaria
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Cerebral malaria include:
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Cerebral malaria: Broader Related Topics
Types of Cerebral malaria
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