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August 1973

Pericarditis Following Meningococcic Meningitis

Author Affiliations

Harrisburg, Pa
From the Department of Pediatrics, Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa.

Am J Dis Child. 1973;126(2):265-267. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190235026

The youngest reported survivor of pericarditis complicating meningococcic meningitis is presented. This patient, a 6-month-old infant, illustrates the difficulties encountered in diagnosing this rare condition.

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