Otogenic meningoencephalitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae

  title={Otogenic meningoencephalitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae},
  author={Tsetsa Georgieva Doichinova and Galya Ivanova Gancheva and Stefan Ivanov Mirchev and Nachko Iliev Totsev},
Tsetsa Georgieva Doichinova, Galya Ivanova Gancheva, Stefan Ivanov Mirchev, Nachko Iliev Totsev Meningitis/ meningoencephalitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae are with severe course and high mortality rate. A case of severe meningoencephalitis by S.pneumoniae secondary to chronic bilateral otitis and mastoiditis is presented here. A 37-year-old male patient was admitted with fever, excitation, somnolence and meningeal irritation. Investigastion of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) revealed increased… CONTINUE READING


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