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Acute Meningitis on Account of Orbital Bone Fracture: A Case Report

Zahra Arab-Mazar, Shervin Shokouhi, Amirhossein Moghtader Mojhdehi
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Abstract

Background: Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) is a gram-positive pathogen bacteria which causes a variety of diseases, including otitis media, bacteremia, and meningitis.

Cases Report: A 19-year-old man with paroxysm was admitted to emergency department of hospital. He was diagnosed with S. pneumoniae meningitis on the basis of an analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid and blood culture.

Conclusion: We present a rare case of meningitis. The treatment was successful by just relying on the antibiogram test results. Vancomycin treatment was discontinued, and the patient fully recovered with Ceftriaxone


Keywords

Bacterial meningitis, Streptococcus pneumonia, Orbital bone fracture

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/nbm.v4i2.8521