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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 603251, 5 pages
Case Report

An Acute Ibuprofen Overdose Masking a Severe Staphylococcus aureus Meningitis: A Case Report

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, MI 48192, USA
2College of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO 63501, USA
3College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
4College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL 33328, USA

Received 18 April 2013; Accepted 26 May 2013

Academic Editors: L. Bojić, A. K. Exadaktylos, and K. Imanaka

Copyright © 2013 Matthew Smetana 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.

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