Retinal manifestations of neuro-malaria or "malarial retinopathy" in Yaound é.

[Retinal manifestations of neuro-malaria or "malarial retinopathy" in Yaoundé]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2019 Jun 12;: Authors: Koki G, Ngoulou W, Nomo AF, Nguefack S, Epee E, Bella AL Abstract AIM: Contribute to the improvement of diagnostic and prognostic approaches to treating children with neuro-malaria in Yaoundé. PATIENTS AND METHOD: A prospective and analytical study carried out in 2 hospitals of Yaoundé from October 2015 to March 2016. All patients aged 3 months to 15 years hospitalized for neuro-malaria in one of the 2 hospitals benefited from a fundus examination. The variables studied were: age, sex, Glasgow or Blantyre score, fundus examination and parasitaemia. For statistical analysis, we used the software R 3.3.0, Chi2, exact of Fisher or Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests with a significance P
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