Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis in a child following malaria
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Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis usually follows viral infections and its occurrence following malarial infection is very uncommon. We report a 12-year-old girl who presented with encephalopathy and generalized convulsions following complete recovery from the Plasmodium falciparum infection. Diagnosis of ADEM was made on the basis of brain MRI findings.
Key wordsAcute demyelinating encephalomyelitis Malaria Post-malaria neurological syndrome
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