Diarrhea-associated pneumococcal meningitis with complicating hydrocephalus in a child in a resource-limited setting.


INTRODUCTION Streptococcus pneumonia is the most common and intimidating cause of childhood meningitis. Its delayed diagnosis may be associated with hyponatremia and hypernatremia with fatal outcome. CASE PRESENTATION A previously healthy nine-month-old Bangladeshi female infant was diagnosed with diarrhea, pneumonia, and convulsion due to hypernatremia… (More)
DOI: 10.3855/jidc.7921


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