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August 1977

Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery Complicating Haemophilus influenzae Meningitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Utah College of Medicine, Salt Lake City. Dr Headings is now with Baltimore City Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(8):854-856. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120210032006

• We report a patient with occlusion of the internal carotid artery complicating Haemophilus influenzae meningitis. The etiology of this complication is discussed, along with its role in the acute seizures of meningitis, and in the chronic neurological residua of this infection.

(Am J Dis Child 131:854-856, 1977)