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591 Possible Causes for Meningococcal Meningitis

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] disease including meningitis [26] [41] Sepsis , including Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome [26] [41] Penicillin G [26] [41] Ceftriaxone [26] [41] NmVac4-A/C/Y/W-135 vaccine[] […] neonatorum: Erythromycin [26] [41] ceftriaxone [41] (No vaccine) [26] Safe sex [26] Erythromycin into eyes of newborn at risk [26] [41] N. meningitidis Droplet transmission [26] Meningococcal[]

  • Meningitis

    Meningococcal meningitis, a bacterial form of meningitis, is a serious infection of the meninges that affects the brain membrane.[] The risk of meningococcal meningitis epidemics differs within and among these 26 countries.[] Attempts to control epidemic meningococcal meningitis in Africa by vaccination with meningococcal polysaccharide vaccines have met with only modest success because epidemics[]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a condition characterized by systemic activation of coagulation, potentially leading to thrombotic obstruction of small and midsize vessels, thereby contributing to organ dysfunction. At the same time, ongoing consumption of platelets and coagulation proteins results in[…][]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    We present a 5-month-old infant with meningococcal meningitis and sepsis complicated by an intracerebral abscess.[] Evaluation revealed meningococcal meningitis due to serogroup W135 and a C5 deficiency. Evidence for the occurrence of chronic meningococcal meningitis is described.[] We present a case of meningococcic meningitis complicated by endophthalmitis.[]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Pulmonary-renal syndrome is defined as a combination of pulmonary hemorrhage and glomerulonephritis. We report an unusual case of bacterial endocarditis presenting with pulmonary hemorrhage and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis as the initial manifestations of the disease. A 37-year-old man was admitted with[…][]

  • Right Heart Endocarditis

    Right heart endocarditis makes up 5-10% of all infective endocarditis involving valvular, congenital and artificial structures. Given the limited literature in this area, we reviewed the characteristics, management and outcomes of this condition in this retrospective cohort study. Thirty-five patients with right heart[…][]

  • Septic Shock

    For example, gram-negative meningococcal sepsis, meningococcal septicemia, septic meningitis, and meningococcal blood poisoning can refer to the same entity, an infection[] Drotrecogin alfa (activated) in patients with severe sepsis presenting with purpura fulminans, meningitis, or meningococcal disease: a retrospective analysis of patients enrolled[] […] of the patient by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis that has spread from the meninges (brain membranes) to the bloodstream, resulting in the patient having at least two[]

  • Complement Deficiency Syndrome

    Rosa DD, Pasqualotto AC, de Quadros M, et al. (2004) Deficiency of the eighth component of complement associated with recurrent meningococcal meningitis – case report and[] meningitis, Streptococcus pneumoniae ) Angioedema without urticaria Autoimmune disorders (eg, cryoglobulinemic vasculitis, renal or ophthalmic disorders) Laboratory Testing[] Patients are all male and there is a family history of male deaths due to meningococcal meningitis. CH 50 is normal.[]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    METHODS: The study group consisted of 39 children with bacterial meningitis (25 with meningococcal meningitis and 14 with pneumococcal meningitis) and 49 family members.[] Kernig’s and Brudzinski’s signs are positive in around 50% of the patients of meningitis. 50% of the patients with meningococcal meningitis may also have purpuric or petechial[] Meningococcal meningitis, a bacterial form of meningitis, is a serious infection of the meninges that affects the brain membrane.[]

  • Meningococcemia

    Meningococcal meningitis and meningococcemia are relatively common entities in children.[] Subsequently the patient developed meningococcal meningitis and was admitted to the neurointensive care unit.[] We described the first Japanese case of meningococcal meningitis and meningococcemia caused by this strain in a previously healthy 27-year-old woman.[]

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