Locked-in syndrome in an adolescent patient with pneumococcal meningitis.

Abstract

A 15-year-old adolescent with pneumococcal meningitis and increased intracranial pressure presented clinical and neurophysiological evidence of the locked-in syndrome. MRI studies showed an area of infarction involving the ventral part of the medulla. 

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@article{Habre1996LockedinSI, title={Locked-in syndrome in an adolescent patient with pneumococcal meningitis.}, author={Walid Habre and Marianne Caflisch and V Chaves-Vischer and Jacqueline Delavelle and C A Haenggeli}, journal={Neuropediatrics}, year={1996}, volume={27 6}, pages={323-5} }