Table 1

Six patients with cortical blindness following cerebral malaria. All patients did not fix or follow at time of discharge

Age (months)Retinal changesOther deficits on dischargeDay of follow upVision at follow up
F & F  =  fixing and following.
*Previous developmental delay and congenital cataracts and therefore excluded from analysis of outcomes.
23NormalAphasic, deaf, hypotonic, hemiparesis39No F & F
36NormalAphasic, deaf146/9.5
22MildAtaxic30F & F only
26NormalAphasic, ataxic, hypotonic*7No F & F
57SevereDecorticate, deaf14No F & F
15NormalHemiparesis, aphasic, gaze palsy6F & F large objects