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Table 3 Histopathological changes in the brains of fatal CM and NCM patients

From: Nuclear factor kappa B modulates apoptosis in the brain endothelial cells and intravascular leukocytes of fatal cerebral malaria

Histopathological changes
Code no. Group aPRBC sequestration bRing haemorrhage cDurck’s granuloma Total score
A001 CM 5 1 0 6
A002 CM 5 3 0 8
A003 CM 3 0 0 3
A004 CM 1 3 1 5
A005 CM 1 1 0 2
A006 CM 5 1 0 6
A007 CM 5 0 0 5
A008 CM 1 0 2 3
A009 CM 1 0 1 2
A101 NCM 0 0 0 0
A102 NCM 0 0 0 0
  1. aPRBC sequestration range: 0 to 5 points, bRing haemorrhage range: 0 to 3 points, cDurck’s granuloma range: 0 to 2 points.
  2. Total score range: 0 to 10 points. A score of 0 signifies no abnormal histopathological changes, while a score of 10 signifies the most severe histopathological changes.