European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 139, Issue 4, pp 303–305 | Cite as

Arterial occlusion in purulent meningitis and multicystic encephalomalacia

  • H. Yoshioka
  • H. Yoshiokathe First
Case Reports


The second case of major cerebral arterial occlusions in purulent meningitis including autopsy findings is reported. At autopsy the cerebral arteries showed intimal hyperplasia and the brain revealed multicystic encephalomalacia. The mechanism of the arterial occlusion and the pathogenesis of multicystic encephalomalacia are discussed.

Key words

Cerebral arterial diseases Meningitis Infant 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Yoshioka
    • 1
  • H. Yoshiokathe First
    • 2
  1. 1.The Department of PediatricsKyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Yoshioka Pediatric ClinicKyotoJapan

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