oa South African Medical Journal - Cerebral malaria : hypertonic saline in its treatment

Volume 26, Issue 32
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The pathology and the treatment of cerebral malaria are descriptionbed. Three cases are descriptionbed in which the use of intravenous hypertonic saline brought about a beneficial result. To the author's knowledge, no mention of this treatment is made in the standard textbooks or in available literature.

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