EDGAR ROSEN, M.D.; JOSEPH P. BELBER, M.D.
Although a sufficient number of cases of coccidioidal meningitis has now been published in the medical literature to merit consideration of this disease in all patients with obscure meningitides, the diagnosis can be readily overlooked unless it is kept in mind. The patient reported in this paper was not correctly diagnosed until his final hospital admission and his fifth year of illness, although he had been studied extensively in four other hospitals at various times since the start of his illness. Our main purposes in reporting this patient are to review the problems in diagnosis which he presented, and to
ROSEN E, BELBER JP. COCCIDIOIDAL MENINGITIS OF LONG DURATION: REPORT OF A CASE OF FOUR YEARS AND EIGHT MONTHS' DURATION, WITH NECROPSY FINDINGS1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:796–809. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-3-796
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(3):796-809.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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