Neisseria meningitidis plated on blood agar

Question.

You are working in Emergency department ; asked to see a 20 year old university student. She woke up with numbness over left leg and unable to lift her left foot. She went out with friends and had a few drinks, last night. She cant recall any falls; but fell asleep on an armchair. On examination , there is reduced sensation on lateral part of leg and reduced power in left foot dorsiflexion. What structures might be damaged?

        1. Sural Nerve
        2. Femoral Nerve
        3. Peroneal Nerve
        4. Sciatic Nerve
        5. Planter Nerve

    Answer.

    3. Peroneal Nerve

     
    Explanation.

    Neisseria meningitidis plated on blood agar

    Neisseria meningitidis plated on blood agar