Cerebral malaria in children in South Sudan: 8 years experience in 261 cases.

: Two hundred-sixty-one (261) cases of cerebral malaria within last 8 years from 3 tropical clinics in South Sudan were analyzed. Coma was present at 79.8% and convulsions at 25.6%. However 90.5% of children were cured. Commonest antimalarial drugs used were intravenous quinine, clindamycin, artesunate and artemeter.