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Cerebral malaria

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

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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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

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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...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 ...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 condition goes by 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 ...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 their return. A...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...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...read more »

Cerebral malaria: Research Doctors & 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

Prognosis for Cerebral malaria

Prognosis for Cerebral malaria: Death can occur within a matter of days without treatment.

Research about Cerebral malaria

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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:

Cerebral malaria: Broader Related Topics

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