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Opisthotonus in the subacute stage of meningococcal meningitis in 1-year-old boy

(Source: Griffith CP. The diseases of infants and children. Vol. 1. Philadelphia, London: WB Saunders Company, 1919. Image edited and restored by Dr. Douglas J Lanska.)

Associated Disorders

  • asplenia
  • deficiency of a terminal complement component (C5-9)
  • deficiency of properdin