Post-traumatic meningococcemia in a patient with deficiency of the C7 complement component.

Abstract

A 20-year-old woman with C7 deficiency and fulminant meningococcemia that appeared after a blunt head trauma is described. This C7 deficiency was found in two of her siblings and should be suspected in patients presenting with neisserial infections.

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@article{Molad1990PosttraumaticMI, title={Post-traumatic meningococcemia in a patient with deficiency of the C7 complement component.}, author={Yair Molad and Ari Zimran and Yechezkel Sidi and Jack Pinkhas}, journal={Israel journal of medical sciences}, year={1990}, volume={26 2}, pages={90-2} }