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Abstract

We report a case of acute purulent meningitis caused by after endoscopic ligation for oesophageal variceal haemorrhage in a cirrhotic patient without preceding symptoms of meningitis. Initial treatment with flomoxef failed. The patient was cured after 20 days of intravenous penicillin G. This uncommon infection due to adds to the long list of infectious complications among patients with oesophageal variceal haemorrhage.

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