Recurrent meningococcal meningitis was associated with a slow CSF leak in a 24-year-old man. Unique features of the case included isolation of meningococcal group 29E. We speculate that an association exists between subclinical CSF leaks and sporadic cases of meningitis.
(Arch Intern Med 139:702-703, 1979)
Hanley JF, Bales JD, Byrd B. Recurrent Meningococcal Meningitis With Occult CSF Leak. Arch Intern Med. 1979;139(6):702-703. doi:10.1001/archinte.1979.03630430078026