[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.175.236. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
January 1982

Radiological Case of the Month

Am J Dis Child. 1982;136(1):69-70. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1982.03970370071018
Abstract

A 13-day-old female infant was seen at the outpatient clinic for poor feeding and sleepiness. She had been born at term after an uncomplicated pregnancy; elective cesarean delivery had been performed for primigravid breech presentation. The mother was a well-controlled diabetic. Birth weight had been 4,040 g, and Apgar scores, 9 and 10 at one and five minutes, respectively. A left hip click (Ortolani's) had been noted, which was not reproducible after two days. She had been discharged in apparent good health at 1 week of age.

On the present admission at 13 days of age, she did not appear ill; however, CSF contained 24 WBCs per cubic millimeter, and subsequent culture of the fluid revealed group B Streptococcus. She was treated for two weeks with intravenous penicillin G potassium with complete clinical recovery from her meningitis.

Following her hospital admission, limited motion of her right leg was noted, together

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×