Sphenoid Sinusitis Complicated by Pneumococcal Meningitis and an Infectious Aneurysm in the Intracavernous Carotid Artery.

@article{Kobayashi2015SphenoidSC,
  title={Sphenoid Sinusitis Complicated by Pneumococcal Meningitis and an Infectious Aneurysm in the Intracavernous Carotid Artery.},
  author={Zen Kobayashi and Sakiko Itaya and Yuji Nakamura and Miho Akaza and Hiroyuki Tomimitsu and Shuzo Shintani},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 14},
  pages={1795-7}
}
A 61-year-old Japanese woman presented with a headache and appetite loss lasting for nine days and was admitted to our hospital, where she was diagnosed with pneumococcal meningitis associated with acute sphenoid sinusitis. While the administration of meropenem and dexamethasone ameliorated the meningitis, right third and sixth nerve palsy suddenly… CONTINUE READING