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Complications of Meningococcal disease

Complications: Introduction

The overall mortality rate for all types of meningococcal disease is about 10-15% with treatment. Amongst survivors, a further 10-20% may be left with severe complications such as deafness, mental retardation or limb amputation. Mortality rates are higher for infants, the elderly, and other at-risk groups.

Complications list for Meningococcal disease:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Meningococcal disease includes:

See also the symptoms of Meningococcal disease and Meningococcal disease: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Meningococcal disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Meningococcal disease and Meningococcal disease: Introduction.

Complications of Meningococcal disease:

10%-15% of cases are fatal. Of patients who recover 10%-15% have permanent hearing loss or other serious sequelae. (Source: excerpt from Meningococcal Disease: DBMD)

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About complications:

Complications of Meningococcal disease are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Meningococcal disease. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Meningococcal disease and complications of Meningococcal disease is unclear or arbitrary.

 

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