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Malaria, Cerebral MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Malaria, Cerebral
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.205.300.500
C01.610.105.300.500
C01.610.752.530.620
C01.920.875.620
C10.228.228.205.300.500
Unique ID
D016779
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016779
Annotation
coordinate IM with probably MALARIA, FALCIPARUM (IM); otherwise coordinate IM with other Plasmodium species (IM)
Scope Note
A condition characterized by somnolence or coma in the presence of an acute infection with PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM (and rarely other Plasmodium species). Initial clinical manifestations include HEADACHES; SEIZURES; and alterations of mentation followed by a rapid progression to COMA. Pathologic features include cerebral capillaries filled with parasitized erythrocytes and multiple small foci of cortical and subcortical necrosis. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p136)
Entry Term(s)
Cerebral Malaria
Malaria Meningitis
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases (1966-1991)
Malaria (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2019/06/11
Malaria, Cerebral Preferred
Malaria Meningitis Related
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