Meningoencephalitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge


Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common cause of bacterial meningitis but only rarely causes other infections such as brain abscess, encephalitis, encephalomyelitis or meningoencephalitis. We report on three adult patients with meningoencephalitis caused by S. pneumoniae. In all three, CT and MRI revealed widespread brain lesions, suggesting extensive… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00234-005-1423-3


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