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Käfer has studied the cerebrospinal fluid in seventeen cases of dementia paralytica treated with malaria. He divides the cerebrospinal fluid changes into four periods: the malarial period, in which there is an attenuation of the pressure and of the pleocytosis; the first and second postmalarial periods, in which there is an attenuation of the pleocytosis, and the last period, in which there is a diminution of the pleocytosis, and negative globulin, Wassermann and Lange reactions. The author has given a comprehensive review and bibliography of the subject.
Estudio del liquido cefalo-raquideo en los paralíticos generales malarizados. Tesis.. JAMA. 1933;101(10):803. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740350061043