• A case of group B streptococcal meningitis developed in a previously healthy adult. The group B streptococcus may be underrecognized as a pathogen in human disease. Survival is good after appropriate therapy, with only six fatalities in 33 cases reported in the literature. However, our patient showed the unusual neurologic complication of bilateral deafness in group B meningitis in adults.
Harburg TD, Leonard HA, Kimbrough RC, Jones SR. Group B Streptococcal Meningitis Appearing as Acute Deafness in an Adult. Arch Neurol. 1984;41(2):214–216. doi:10.1001/archneur.1984.04050140116039
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