Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Opisthotonos

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2233

Symptom (backward bent position) of children with cerebral malaria, which often is mistaken for a sign of tetanus or meningitis.

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