Lesson of the month 1: Post-malaria neurological syndromes

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Abstract

There are three neurological syndromes that may follow ­malarial infection after recovery and at a time when the patient is aparasitaemic. An acute disseminated encephalopathy; a cerebellar syndrome; and an acute demyelinating polyneuropathy. This paper reports a 42-year-old male patient who developed encephalopathy.

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