II. Precautions

  1. Altered Level of Consciousness in a returning febrile patient is a medical emergency
    1. Consider cerebral Malaria
    2. Consider Hemorrhagic Shock

III. Causes: Altered Level of Consciousness in febrile travelers

IV. Causes: Seizures in febrile travelers

  1. See Seizure Causes
  2. Uncommon causes in casual travelers (but common in local residents of endemic areas worldwide)
    1. Neurocysticercosis
    2. Schistosomiasis
  3. Fever, Diarrhea and Seizures
    1. Shigellosis
  4. Other causes (based on travel locations)
    1. Japanese Encephalitis
    2. Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
    3. Cerebral Malaria

V. Differential Diagnosis

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