Early cerebral vasculitic infarcts in acute pneumococcal meningitis

  • Kiran Kumar Ramineni Department of Neurology, Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Malakpet, Hyderabad, India
  • Omprakash Bandaru Department of Neurology, Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Malakpet, Hyderabad, India
  • Dharmendra Kumar Borad Department of Radiology, Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Malakpet, Hyderabad, India
  • Ravi Kanth Jakkani Department of Radiology, Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Malakpet, Hyderabad, India
Keywords: Cerebral, Pneumococcal Meningitis, Vasculitis

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Published
2020-02-10
How to Cite
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Ramineni KK, Bandaru O, Borad D, Jakkani RK. Early cerebral vasculitic infarcts in acute pneumococcal meningitis. Curr J Neurol. 19(1).
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