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Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4708086, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4708086
Case Report

A Case of Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome Resulting from an Invasive Pneumococcal Infection in a Patient with a Hypoplastic Spleen

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe Tokusyukai Hospital, 1-3-10 Kamitakamaru, Tarumi-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 655-0017, Japan

Received 18 November 2015; Accepted 13 January 2016

Academic Editor: Zsolt Molnar

Copyright © 2016 Kazumasa Emori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Kazumasa Emori, Nobuhiro Takeuchi, and Junichi Soneda, “A Case of Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome Resulting from an Invasive Pneumococcal Infection in a Patient with a Hypoplastic Spleen,” Case Reports in Critical Care, vol. 2016, Article ID 4708086, 5 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/4708086