Cranial nerve palsies are uncommon in nontuberculous bacterial meningitis. We report a patient with Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis, multiple cranial nerve involvement, and cerebellar signs suggestive of basilar meningitis. Nontuberculous bacterial meningitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of basilar meningitis.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Developmental Neuroscience
- Clinical Neurology