Case Reports in Critical Care / 2016 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

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

Figure 1

Peripheral blood smear, CT, and blood culture. (a) Peripheral blood smear revealed Howell-Jolly bodies. (b) Contrast CT demonstrated a hypoplastic spleen and retrospective fat tissue stranding around the left adrenal gland. (c) A blood culture revealed streptococci with capsules.