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Acute severe spinal cord dysfunction in a child with meningitis: Streptococcus pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae co-infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16279003     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: Tetraplegia during the course of pneumococcal meningitis in an 11-y-old girl disappeared after treatment with ceftriaxone, erythromycin and dexamethasone.
Celine Manteau; Jean Michel Liet; Jocelyne Caillon; Sylvie M'Guyen; Marie Pierre Quere; Jean Christophe Roze; Christèle Gras-Le Guen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-08     Completed Date:  2006-03-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1339-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Mothers' and Children's Hospital, Nantes Teaching Hospital, Nantes, France.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
Brain / pathology
Dexamethasone / therapeutic use
Erythromycin / therapeutic use
Fever / diagnosis,  physiopathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Meningitis, Bacterial / drug therapy,  microbiology*,  physiopathology
Mycoplasma pneumoniae / isolation & purification
Pneumococcal Infections / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Pneumonia, Mycoplasma / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Spinal Cord / physiopathology*
Streptococcus pneumoniae / isolation & purification
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 114-07-8/Erythromycin; 50-02-2/Dexamethasone

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