F. DENNETTE ADAMS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The purpose of this paper is to call attention to some of the less known or frequently forgotten manifestations of meningococcic infection. Those of us who, as a rule, see only one or two cases of this disease a year, are accustomed to think of meningococcic infection in terms of the textbook picture of acute cerebrospinal meningitis, with fever, perhaps a chill at onset, severe headache, rigidity of the neck and positive Kernig's and Brudzinskis signs. We are aware that a rash may be observed in some instances. Such, indeed, was my own impression prior to joining the Army. Since
ADAMS FD. SOME CLINICAL ASPECTS OF MENINGOCOCCIC INFECTION1. Ann Intern Med. ;20:33–40. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-1-33
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(1):33-40.
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