Pediatric Group B Streptococcus Meningitis

  • Etiology: Group B Streptoccus is birth canal infection
  • Imaging: global hypoxia, cerebellar reversal sign, pseudosubarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Clinical: Group B Streptococcus causes sepsis at 1 week + meningitis at 1 month

Radiology Cases of Group B Streptococcus Meningitis

MRI of Group B streptococcus meningitis and cerebritis
Axial (left) and coronal (right) T1 MRI with contrast of the brain show diffuse meningeal enhancement along with a large variably enhancing solid right occipital lesion that has surrounding edema.