Staphylococcal meningitis: a complication of psoas abscess

J Spotkov, S Z Garber, J Ruskin
Neurology 1985, 35 (1): 110-1
A previously healthy 59-year-old woman presented with fever, neck stiffness, and localized back tenderness. Spinal fluid and blood cultures grew Staphylococcus aureus. A diagnosis of pyogenic meningitis was made, but further investigation revealed that the meningitis arose from a clinically occult psoas abscess.

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