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 CASE REPORTS
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 343-345

Pyogenic meningitis complicated with extensive central nervous system vasculitis and moyamoya vasculopathy


1 Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Radiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Pratibha D Singhi
Director Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JPN.JPN_125_17

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Meningitis is an uncommon complications of head trauma. Vasculitis in bacterial meningitis is seen in 9%–25% of adults. Neurological deficits in bacterial meningitis are seen in about one-third of children. Isolated cranial nerve palsies are common, whereas major deficits such as hemiparesis and quadriparesis are rare. We describe a case of a 7-year-old boy who had post-traumatic meningitis complicated with quadriparesis and severe vasculitis of bilateral anterior and posterior circulation with moyamoya vasculopathy.






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