oa South African Medical Journal - The treatment of leptomeningitis : report of fifty cases treated at a Witwatersrand mine hospital
|Article Title||The treatment of leptomeningitis : report of fifty cases treated at a Witwatersrand mine hospital|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Public Health Department, Springs|
|Publication Date||Feb 1951|
|Pages||105 - 107|
|Keyword(s)||Bantu, Leptomeningitis, Mine-workers and Mortality rate|
The treatment of 44 cases of meningococcal meningitis and 6 cases of pneumococcal meningitis is discussed. Reasons for the high incidence of leptomeningitis among tropical mine natives are suggested. The clinical picture of meningococcal meningitis as seen in 44 cases is reviewed.
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