LESTER ROSENBERG, M. D.; HAROLD W. NOTTLEY, M. D.
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It requires no brief to substantiate the statement that streptococcus meningitis is ordinarily a fatal disease. Clinical contact with any type of suppurative meningitis, excepting perhaps the meningococcus, has taught us the gravity of this type of illness. The mortality for the streptococcus form is exceedingly high and cases of recovery, although they do occur from time to time, are rare enough to be always worthy of interest.
We present a case of recovery and a study of reported cases of cure. Although we have carefully attempted to review all the pertinent literature, we cannot help but feel that possibly
ROSENBERG L, NOTTLEY HW. Recovery from Streptococcus Meningitis*: Report of a Case and an Analysis of Reported Cures.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1154–1182. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-4-9-1154
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(9):1154-1182.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Streptococcal Infections.
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