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The authors describe a 16-year-old boy, previously healthy, who was admitted to our hospital for left-sided spontaneous pneumothorax. On physical examination he presented with marfanoid habitus. Pneumothorax was managed conservatively with resolution. Four months later he had a recurrence of left-sided pneumothorax and 1 week after that he presente...
Meningitis is an uncommon clinical manifestation of invasive infection by Streptococcus pyogenes. A four years-old female child, previously healthy, started a history of high fever, associated to right otorrhea, prostration and vomiting. On admission she was haemodynamically stable but prostrated, with stiff neck and right otorrhea. Laboratory eval...