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Meningococcemia
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One of the youngest survivors of the disease. The infected arms had to be amputated later

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [2]

Synonyms and related keywords: Meningococcal infections; epidemic cerebrospinal fever; fulminant meningococcemia; acute meningococcemia; meningococcal meningitis; meningococcal disease; chronic meningococcemia

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Meningococcemia from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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