1. Most common cause of meningitis is adults?
2. In children under 2?
3. Signs and Symptoms
4 What is Waterhouse Friederichsen syndrome?
1. N. Meningitidis and S. Pneumoniae
2. H. Influenzae
3. high fever, stiffness of neck, severe headache bc inflammation of meninges
- 4. rapid infection by N. meningitidis
- - diarrhea
- - vomiting
- - bilateral adrenal hemorrhage--> low BP, shock, seizures
- - death