Spinal cord dysfunction complicating meningococcal meningitis

Javaid Khan, Irfan Altafullah, Mohammed Ishaq

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A 29 year old male developed paraplegia during the acute phase of meningococcal meningitis. Possible mechanisms for this unusual complication are discussed and the literature regarding spinal cord complications of pyogenic meningitis is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)302-303
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number774
Publication statusPublished - 1990


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