MARK MARSHALL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; R. WALLACE TEED, M.D.
In 1942 we1 reported the case of a white girl, aged nine years, who came to the hospital because of headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, deafness and a regressive personality change. She was found to have bilateral masked mastoiditis which, with an associated localized meningitis, was thought to explain the symptoms. The left mastoid was opened and found to be destroyed, with thick mucopurulent material inside. There was a dural exposure in the tegmen antri, with a dural granuloma. Spinal puncture released clear fluid under great pressure (more than 600 mm. water) containing large numbers of Torulae, which were later grown
MARSHALL M, TEED RW. TORULA HISTOLYTICA MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: FURTHER REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:1277–1279. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-5-1277
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(5):1277-1279.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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