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Fig. 2

From: Post-malaria neurological syndrome: four cases, review of the literature and clarification of the nosological framework

Fig. 2

Nosological framework for post-malaria neurological syndrome. DCA is difficult to classify in PMNS because in most of the published cases, data on parasite clearance was lacking. However, other elements (delay, lack of sensitivity to antimalarials) advocate for at least a relationship between them. Delayed post-infectious cerebellar involvement was described in a number of the confirmed PMNS cases; MRIs were normal for some and ADEM-compatible for others. ADEM: acute diffuse encephalomyelitis. MRI magnetic resonance imaging, DCA diffuse cerebellar ataxia, AIE autoimmune encephalitis, PMNS post-malaria neurological syndrome

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