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Case Reports in Nephrology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 274341, 3 pages
Bilateral Renal Cortical Necrosis in Meningococcal Meningitis
1Department of Nephrology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
2Department of Pathology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
Received 27 July 2011; Accepted 27 September 2011
Academic Editors: Y.-L. Chiu, R. Enríquez, A. Papagianni, and A. K. Saxena
Copyright © 2011 C. Kennedy 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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