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Pyomyositis complicating pneumococcal meningitis.
  1. F. Robertson-Mackay,
  2. A. H. al-Hillawi
  1. Department of Medicine, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Bucks, UK.


    A young male with a previous splenectomy presented with Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis complicated by pyomyositis. Pneumococcal meningitis in asplenic patients is well recognized, but the association of pyomyositis as a complication has not to our knowledge been previously reported.

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