Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences


A 24-year-old woman was admitted with emesis, headache, and fever followed by seizure for seven days at the onset. The woman was initiated on treatment for bacterial meningitis. She improved on the treatment. However, over some time, she deteriorated again, and mimics of meningitis were considered. The patient was on vancomycin and on withdrawal of vancomycin, she improved. We report this case because of an uncommon cause of mimic of meningitis