What are signs of meningitis in infants?

Updated: Jul 16, 2019
  • Author: Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Infants may have the following:

  • Bulging fontanelle (if euvolemic)

  • Paradoxic irritability (ie, remaining quiet when stationary and crying when held)

  • High-pitched cry

  • Hypotonia


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