FRANK FERGUSON, M.D.; DAVID BARR, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Since 18841 there have been in the literature scattered references to the occurrence of glycosuria in meningitis. Some have been in the form of case reports, and in several emphasis has been placed on the rarity of the association. Our interest in the subject was excited by the admission to the New York Hospital of a comatose woman of 41 with signs both of meningitis and of diabetic coma. Therapy begun simultaneously for both conditions
resulted in uneventful recovery from the meningitis and in the prompt disappearance of glycosuria. A study of this case led to a review of the
FERGUSON F, BARR D. GLYCOSURIA IN MENINGITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;21:173–186. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-2-173
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(2):173-186.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Neurology, Urological Disorders.
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