Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 10

Acute Abdomen in Meningococcemia - A Case Report and Literature Review

Surdeanu IR*, EL Kaddouri H, Marcelis J, Rakka M, Cimpean IS, Choukri EL Mehdi and Mehdi A

Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Ixelles-Etterbeek Hospital, Brussel, Belgium

*Corresponding Author: Surdeanu IR, Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Ixelles-Etterbeek Hospital, Brussel, Belgium.

Received: August 23, 2021; Published: September 24, 2021


In this moment only 16 cases of any etiology of peritonitis with Neisseria meningitides (N. meningitides) have been reported since the first case in 1917.

We report the case of a 42 years old woman with peritonitis with N. meningitides and acute appendicitis, complicated by a bacteremia with N. meningitides without neurological signs and with an identified entry point at genital level.

Keywords: Neisseria meningitides; Peritonitis; Appendicitis; Appendectomy; Meningococcemia; Contraceptive Intrauterine Device


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Citation: Surdeanu IR., et al. “Acute Abdomen in Meningococcemia - A Case Report and Literature Review". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.10 (2021): 28-31.


Copyright: © 2021 Surdeanu IR., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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