Cardiac involvement can occur following bacteremia secondary to Neisseria meningitidis (Garcia et al. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 1999;32(5):517–5122) and is likely underrecognized. However, meningococcal disease presenting as primary myopericarditis in immunocompetent adults is a relatively rare phenomenon. We discuss an unusual presentation of meningococcal disease and the investigation and treatment strategies implemented.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2018|
- Magnetic resonance imaging
- Neisseria meningitidis