Cranial nerve palsies in Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis

Mary Lynn Y. Chu, Nathan Litman, David M. Kaufman, Shlomo Shinnar

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Cranial nerve palsies are uncommon in nontuberculous bacterial meningitis. We report a patient with Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis, multiple cranial nerve involvement, and cerebellar signs suggestive of basilar meningitis. Nontuberculous bacterial meningitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of basilar meningitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-210
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Neurology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology


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