GROUP-B STREPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS PRESENTING AS STROKE IN A NONDEBILITATED MAN

Citation
H. Klassen et al., GROUP-B STREPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS PRESENTING AS STROKE IN A NONDEBILITATED MAN, The Yale journal of biology & medicine, 68(1-2), 1995, pp. 1-6
Citations number
39
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Medicine, Research & Experimental
ISSN journal
0044-0086
Volume
68
Issue
1-2
Year of publication
1995
Pages
1 - 6
Database
ISI
SICI code
0044-0086(1995)68:1-2<1:GSMPAS>2.0.ZU;2-J
Abstract
An unusual case of group B streptococcal meningitis in an adult is des cribed. The evidence presented suggests that early vascular involvemen t during the meningitic process resulted in cerebral infarction, there by explaining the patient's sudden deterioration and atypical presenta tion.