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2020 Apr

J Assoc Physicians India



Spontaneous Bilateral Subdural Hematoma in a Patient with Falciparum Malaria.


Singh M M, Meena R L, Garg RK, Prajapati MM, Samar N, Trivedi C, Sharma M, Shristi S, Mittal A
J Assoc Physicians India. 2020 Apr; 68(4):71.
PMID: 32610853.


A 70-year old female presented with complaints of fever with chills, headache for 15 days and altered sensorium for 7 days. Peripheral blood smear showed ring form of P. falciparum and CT brain revealed bilateral subdural hematoma. Patient received Artesunate based combination therapy and recovered completely without surgical intervention within 8 days of admission.