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Spinal cord dysfunction complicating meningococcal meningitis.
  1. J. Khan,
  2. I. Altafullah,
  3. M. Ishaq
  1. Department of Medicine, Khan University and Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.


    A 29 year old male developed paraplegia during the acute phase of meningococcal meningitis. Possible mechanisms for this unusual complication are discussed and the literature regarding spinal cord complications of pyogenic meningitis is reviewed.

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