Cerebral malaria

  • Most severe form of malaria resulting in an infection of the brain
  • Symptoms may include high fever, headaches that become worse, seizures and coma, may have recurrent symptoms
  • Caused by a parasitic infection
  • Commonly spread through blood by the bite of a female mosquito, transfusions or needles
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age with death being a higher risk in preschool or infant children
  • Medical emergency

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