During the ten-month period of this study, approximately 1,200 cases of malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum were seen at the 93rd Evacuation Hospital in South Vietnam. Of these, 19 were cases of cerebral malaria that evinced itself after therapy was begun. Although cerebral malaria is often an alarming consequence of P falciparum infection, early recognition and appropriate therapy afford an excellent prognosis.
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