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Seizure disorders among relatives of Kenyan children with severe falciparum malaria.

Authors
  • Versteeg, A C
  • Carter, J A
  • Dzombo, J
  • Neville, B G
  • Newton, C R J C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Volume
8
Issue
1
Pages
12–16
Identifiers
PMID: 12535243
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Relatives of children admitted with severe falciparum malaria are more likely to have a seizure disorder compared with controls, but it is unclear if this is because of a genetic propensity or caused by exogenous factors such as malaria.

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