Post-traumatic meningococcemia in a patient with deficiency of the C7 complement component

Y. Molad, A. Zimran, Y. Sidi, J. Pinkhas

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Abstract

A 20-year-old woman with C7 deficiency and fulminant meningococcemia that appeared after a blunt head trauma is described. This C7 deficiency was found in two of her siblings and should be suspected in patients presenting with neisserial infections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-92
Number of pages3
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume26
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • C7 deficiency
  • complement
  • meningococcemia

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