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Invasive meningococcal disease presenting with cellulitis

Karina J Kennedy, Jhumur Roy and Paul Lamberth
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (8): 421.
Published online: 17 April 2006

To the Editor: We recently treated two patients with invasive meningococcal disease presenting with cellulitis. This presentation contributed to a delay in diagnosis and appropriate antibiotic treatment.

  • Karina J Kennedy1
  • Jhumur Roy1
  • Paul Lamberth2

  • 1 The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT.
  • 2 Calvary Healthcare ACT, Canberra, ACT.

Correspondence: karina.kennedy@act.gov.au

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