Introduction: Retroperitoneal abscesses have been previously reported to cause infectious meningitis. Cerebral infarction is a known complication of basilar meningitis. Summary of Case: We present a case where a comatose patient with a known retroperitoneal abscess was diagnosed via Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with extensive brainstem infarction secondary to basilar meningitis.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine